Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th February 1974.

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Photo of Mr Frederic Bennett Mr Frederic Bennett , Torquay 12:00 am, 5th February 1974

Will my right hon. and noble Friend confirm or deny the report that one of the smaller offshore islands that forms part of Grenada has, prior to independence of the main island, declared its own independence? Will he tell me what will be the constitutional position of that island and its people, which have proceeded along Anguillan lines, if independence is granted on Thursday, because they have anticipated it while we still have a degree of responsibility under associated status?