HC Deb 21 July 1986 vol 102 c21W
Mr. Fisher

asked the Prime Minister (1) whether she will place in the Library the text of any letters whe has written or received from President Botha of South Africa in the last three months;

(2) how many letters she has received from President Botha in the last three months;

(3) how many letters she has written to President Botha in the last three months.

The Prime Minister

I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Walsall, North (Mr. Winnick) on 17 July in column 580.

Mr. Speller

asked the Prime Minister if she will list those restrictive economic measures recently taken by Her Majesty's Government in relation to South Africa.

The Prime Minister

In the past year, together with our European and Commonwealth partners, we have agreed on a range of restrictive measures. Those having an economic content areWe do not sell arms or para-military equipment to South Africa; we do not import arems or para-military equipment from South Africa; we refuse to sell sensitive equipment to the South African police and armed forces; we refuse to collaborate in South Africa's nuclear development; we refuse to sell oil to South Africa; we have banned all new Government loans to the South African Government and their agencies; we have ended Government funding for trade missions to South Africa and for trade fairs in South Africa; we have banned the import of all gold coins from South Africa.