HC Deb 14 March 1975 vol 888 cc265-6W
Mrs. Dunwoody

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has received any requests from the Belgian Government to abrogate the accord on teledistribution signed between Great Britain and Belgium in Strasbourg on 22nd June 1960 ; and whether he has made any such request to the Belgian Government.

Mr. Hattersley:

There is no provision in this Agreement for abrogation limited to two of the contracting parties. A party may withdraw from it only by denouncing the Agreement as a whole. We know nothing to suggest that the Belgian Government intend to denounce the Agreement, and Her Majesty's Government have no such intention themselves.

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