Lebanon

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th January 1976.

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Photo of Mr Julian Amery Mr Julian Amery , Brighton, Pavilion 12:00 am, 20th January 1976

I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely, the threat posed to the European Community and the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance by the aggression from Syria into the Lebanon. I shall not try to argue the merits of the case in any way. I apologise at the outset, Mr. Speaker, for not giving you notice that I intended to raise this matter. I had hoped that it would be possible to raise it on one of the Prime Minister's Questions which related to his meeting—