§ 47. Mr. Tim Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps the Government have taken to resolve the problems of the International Tin Council.
§ Mr. Channon
The Government have put forward specific proposals to the International Tin Council to deal effectively with the present situation. I raised the issue yesterday at the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, and we shall be continuing our efforts, within the Council and through diplomatic channels, to achieve an agreed early resolution.