HC Deb 25 January 1984 vol 52 cc610-1W
62. Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what further proposals he intends to place before his European Community colleagues for the development of Community policies.

Mr. Rifkind

A wide range of proposals has already been tabled. Substantial progress was made prior to the Athens Council in discussion of our existing ideas on the development of Community policies — summarised in the supplement to the October 1983 edition of the Treasury's economic progress report — and those put forward by the Commission and other member states. We hope the Community will be ready to take decisions at the March European Council. There is no call for further proposals at this stage.

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