South Africa

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:30 pm on 12th February 1990.

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Photo of Mr Tim Rathbone Mr Tim Rathbone , Lewes 3:30 pm, 12th February 1990

While recognising that risk and the reality of what my right hon. Friend says, may I ask him whether he should not differentiate between the relaxation of some sanctions now unilaterally by Britain and the encouragement worldwide of doing away with sanctions overall? The Government have made subtle and positive contributions to bringing about what has happened in South Africa. Can my right hon. Friend assure the House that the Government will continue their subtle handling of this matter?