HC Deb 13 June 1995 vol 261 cc477-8W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when western Slavonia was detached from the rest of Slavonia; and for what reasons it was recognised as part of Croatia. [27579]

Mr. Douglas Hogg

The term "Western Slavonia" was given to that part of the region of Slavonia situated within the internationally recognised borders of Croatia which remained in Serb hands at the time of the creation of the United Nations protected areas in November 1991.