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

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Photo of Lord  Balniel Lord Balniel , Hertford 12:00 am, 5th February 1974

The evidence is that a large majority of the people of Grenada wish to move to independence. That was made absolutely clear in the election. When one looks into the future, one is obviously concerned, but since 1967 we have had no responsibility for the internal affairs of Grenada, and we shall not have responsibility for its internal affairs after independence.