Oral Answers to Questions — Falkland Islands Dependencies (British Sovereignty)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th February 1957.

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Photo of Mr John Biggs-Davison Mr John Biggs-Davison , Chigwell 12:00 am, 27th February 1957

In view of the importance strategically and perhaps economically of Antarctica, and in view of the Answer which my hon. Friend has just given, can he give an assurance that the Government will be resolute to resist any encroachment upon British territories and interests in Antarctica under cover of the International Geophysical Year?