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

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Photo of Mr John Biggs-Davison Mr John Biggs-Davison , Chigwell 12:00, 5 February 1974

Are not the constituents to whom the hon. Member for Brixton (Mr. Lipton) referred very fortunate to be in Brixton now and not in Grenada? My right hon. and noble Friend referred to an election as endorsing independence, but is it not true that the election was concerned with other matters besides that of independence? Should there not now be a stay of execution for a referendum to be held on the question of independence in the present situation in Grenada?