§ Mr. Pawsey
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will seek to raise in the United Nations Commission on Human Rights the question of the detention without trial in Indonesia of several thousands of the people of that country.
§ Mr. Luce
The United Nations Human Rights Commission will not hold its next meeting until February 1980. The Government will consider what matters might be raised at this meeting nearer the time. The Indonesian Government have undertaken to release or bring to trial by the
1979–80 1980–81* Eastern Europe … … … 107,010 119,630 France … … … 72,040 54,180 Germany … … … 104,600 120,940 Western Europe … … … 90,410 90,000 Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council† … … … 79,080 Nil Total £453,140 £384,750 * The breakdown by programme for 1980–81 is based on estimates of demand, with the exception of the Commonwealth programme, and includes an element for risen costs. † Includes £7,500 for administrative assistance but excludes £15,000 which the Council hopes to find to assist the Commonwealth Youth Exchange Council in 1980–81. These figures cover British Council grants only and do not include assistance from local authorities to individual projects.