South Africa

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs – in the House of Commons am 12:00 am ar 9 Gorffennaf 1986.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Mrs Lynda Chalker Mrs Lynda Chalker , Wallasey 12:00, 9 Gorffennaf 1986

We receive a large volume of correspondence both for and against the imposition of economic sanctions against South Africa. Together with our European and Commonwealth partners, we have already adopted a number of restrictive measures towards South Africa designed to send a strong political signal of the need for fundamental reform, but it remains our view that general economic and trade sanctions would hinder rather than accelerate the process of peaceful change in South Africa, to which we are fully committed.