§ Mr. Arthur Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he has received the communication from the hon. Member for Newham, North-West together with a document "Falkland Islands Facts, A Brief History of the Sovereignty Issue"; and whether he will publish a similar type of document for world circulation.
§ Mr. Onslow
My right hon. Friend has received the communication from the hon. Member for Newham, North-West (Mr. Lewis), together with the document referred to, published by the Falkland Islands Office. We have already published two documents on the Falkland Islands, entitled "The Falkland Islands and Dependencies" and "The Falkland Islands—The Facts"; many thousands of copies of these have been distributed in several languages throughout the world. The two Government publications between them contain most of the historical facts included in the document issued by the Falkland Islands Office and we do not at present propose to publish another similar document.
§ Mr. Montgomery
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government are carrying out any negotiations on sovereignty of British dependencies other than the Falkland Islands.
§ Mr. Onslow
We are not at present carrying out negotiations on British sovereignty over any dependent territories.