HC Deb 11 March 1980 vol 980 cc481-2W
Q9. Mr. Latham

asked the Prime Minister whether she will make a statement on the future of Rhodesia, following the election there.

The Prime Minister

Following the elections, the necessary constitutional steps are being taken to bring Rhodesia to independence as the State of Zimbabwe. The Government have supported Mr. Mugabe's request that Zimbabwe should become a member of the Commonwealth.

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