HC Deb 15 July 1963 vol 681 cc1-2W
43. Mr. Spriggs

asked the Lord Privy Seal what representations have been made by the United States of America to Great Britain to prevent Cuba from using Grand Cayman Island; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Heath

The United States Government have made representations to Her Majesty's Government about the use by Cuban aircraft of airfields on British territories in the Caribbean area. These representations are still under consideration. Her Majesty's Government will honour the international agreements governing our relations with Cuba in civil aviation matters.

Mr. Rankin

asked the Lord Privy Seal what communication he has received from the United States Government about passenger landings from Cuban aircraft at Grand Cayman Island in the Caribbean; and what reply he has sent.

Mr. Heath

I would refer the hon. Gentleman to my Answer today to the hon. Gentleman the Member for St. Helens (Mr. Spriggs).