§ 42. Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the results of the visit of Senor Collor de Mello, President-elect of Brazil.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs met Senor Collor de Mello on 7 February. On 8 February he had meetings with HRH the Prince of Wales, my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister, and several Cabinet colleagues. During conversations which covered trade, the environment, debt and many other bilateral and international matters, Senor Collor impressed us with his grasp of a wide range of issues and his determination to tackle Brazil's economic and social problems. We wish him well and look forward to working with him and his Administration when he is inaugurated President on 15 March. My right hon. and learned Friend the Lord President will represent Her Majesty the Queen at the inauguration. I shall also attend.