§ Mr. Bowen Wells
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the programme of already announced overseas visits, together with their purpose, for himself and for each Minister in his Department between July and December; and if he will list the programme of already announced overseas visitors to the United Kingdom he expects to meet in the same period.
§ Mr. Renton
The programme of visits already announced for Ministers in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is as follows:
Nature of visit Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Helsinki July Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe Nassau October Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Brussels monthly Foreign Affairs Councils Luxembourg December> European Council Baroness Young Nairobi July World Conference of the UN Decade for Women Mr. Malcolm Rifkind No visits yet announced Mr. Richard Luce Brussels July Visit to NATO Geneva August Review Conference on Non Proliferation Treaty Mr. Timothy Raison Sofia October 23rd Session of General Conference on UNESCO Mr. Tim Renton Peru July Presidential Inauguration Ecuador and Bolivia August Bilateral visits
Discussions are taking place with representatives of Governments regarding a number of overseas visitors to Britain whom my right hon. and learned Friend expects to meet during this period. However, no announcement is 49W made regarding forthcoming visits until arrangements have been completed and the Government concerned agrees to advance publicity.