HC Deb 22 July 1980 vol 989 cc665-6W
Mr. Newens

asked the Lord Privy Seal if there are any plans for Ministers in Her Majesty's Government to visit Latin America at the present time; and if he will give details.

Sir Ian Gilmour

Following are the details:

1. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs:
Brazil: 29 July-2 August
Barbados: 2–3 August
Venezuela: 3–5 August
Mexico: 5–8 August
2. Minister for Trade:
Argentina: 4–10 August
Chile: 10–14 August
3. Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office:
Belize: 11 August
Guatemala: 11–14 August
Trinidad: 15–16 August
4. Secretary of State for Energy:
Mexico: 17–21 September
Venezuela: 22–24 September
5. Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food:
Venezuela: 12–18 September
Argentina: 19–24 September

In addition, my noble Friend, Lord Trefgarne, represented Her Majesty The Queen at the Presidential inauguration in Peru on 28 July, and he will go on to visit Paraguay and Uruguay.

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