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

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Photo of Mr Anthony Kershaw Mr Anthony Kershaw , Stroud 12:00 am, 5th February 1974

Will the Minister confirm that not since 1967 have we had any power to deal with the internal affairs of Grenada? Further, will he confirm that our defence responsibilities lie not with the maintenance of internal law and order but with defence against external aggression? Therefore, we cannot control, and have no wish to control, Grenada's move to independence.