§ Mrs. Jeger
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps Her Majesty's Government are taking to implement the United Nations resolution on Cyprus.
§ Mr. Hattersley
General Assembly Resolution 3395 received very wide support. Together with our EEC partners, Her Majesty's Government voted in favour. We believe that talks between the leaders of the two Cypriot communities continue to provide the best way to achieve a negotiated settlement in Cyprus, in accordance with the provisions of the United Nations resolutions. We are gratified that, as a result of efforts by my right hon. Friend and others in the margin of the NATO Council meeting, such talks are to begin again in the New Year.
§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was the total additional cost borne by the Government as a result of the Cyprus troubles, as identified in the various subheads of the latest Supplementary Estimates.
§ Mr. Hattersley
The total additional cost borne by Her Majesty's Government which can be attributed to the troubles in Cyprus as identified in the various subheads in the 1975–76 winter Supplementary Estimates is as followsFCO Vote 5 B1 evacuation of distressed British subjects from Cyprus in August 1974—£785,362.FCO Vote 5 C2 United Nations Force in Cyprus: Approximate proportion of the costs during the six month period June/December 66W 1975 that can be attributed to the increase in size of UNFICYP resulting from the 1974 troubles—£500,000.ODM Vote 8 B18 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees: further contribution towards the cost of relief aid in Cyprus—£ 100,000.