HC Deb 04 August 1961 vol 645 c248W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations whether it is the intention of the United Kingdom Government to make a gift to the Government of the Republic of Cyprus to commemorate the attainment by that country of her independence on 16th August, 1960.

Mr. Sandys

Yes. We propose making a presentation of a silver table centrepiece which could be used on formal State occasions.

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