§ Mr. Parry
asked the Prime Minister if she will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's relations with the new Government of President Aquino of the Philippines.
§ The Prime Minister
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to him by my hon. Friend the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the member for Mid-Sussex (Mr. Renton) on 5 March, at column174, and to the statement on the Philippines by my hon. Friend on 26 February at column 945. Her Majesty's ambassador in Manila, Mr. McLaren, called on Mrs. Aquino on 27 February to convey my congratulations on her becoming President.