HC Deb 08 July 1981 vol 8 cc161-2W
35. Mr. Teddy Taylor

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent advice he has given to sporting bodies about participation in sport in South Africa.

Mr. Monro

As the hon. Member knows, the Government's attitude towards such contacts rests on their acceptance of the Commonwealth statement of 1977. Sporting bodies are familiar with this policy; the only advice I have offered recently has been to those considering taking action that would conflict with the statement.

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