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Oral Answers to Questions — United Nations Training and Research Institute

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th July 1964.

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Photo of Mr Reginald Prentice Mr Reginald Prentice , East Ham North 12:00 am, 27th July 1964

While welcoming that statement, may I ask the right hon. Gentleman whether it is not a departure from previous Government decisions not to contribute to endowment funds of this kind? If this new policy is to become the rule, would the Government reconsider their refusal to contribute to the endowment fund of the Institute of Labour Studies in Geneva? Will the right hon. Gentleman discuss that with the Minister of Labour in view of the fact that 43 countries have contributed to that fund but so far we have refused to do so?