§ Mr. Rifkind
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the passports issued by the Government of the Transkei will be recognised for purposes of entry into the United Kingdom.
§ Dr. Summerskill
As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign326W and Commonwealth Affairs announced on 28th September, the Government have decided not to recognise the Transkei as an independent State. Transkei passports are, in consequence, not acceptable for the purposes of the Immigration Act 1971.