HC Deb 17 June 1982 vol 25 cc323-4W
Q40. Mr. Eldon Griffiths

asked the Prime Minister if she will discuss with President Reagan and other leaders of NATO Governments article 12 of the North Atlantic Treaty and its relevance to future arrangements for international peace in the South Atlantic.

The Prime Minister

No. Whatever arrangements are established to maintain international peace in the South Atlantic, they will not require a review of the North Atlantic Treaty, as envisaged under article 12. The

The Prime Minister

No. My right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State for the Environment, said the aim should be to wind up the development corporation on 31 December 1985 and that remains our aim. My right hon. Friend is still considering representations made on this subject to him by the local authorities in the new town.

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