§ 74. Mr. Marten
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the forthcoming elections in St. Kitts in so far as the St. Kitts Government have appointed a returning officer for Anguilla; and if Her Majesty's Government are presently the Government in Anguilla.
§ Mr. Godber
Her Majesty's Commissioner in Anguilla is responsible for the administration of the island in accordance with the Order in Council of 18th March, 1969, agreed with the Government of the State of St. Kitts-NevisAnguilla. Discussions are continuing with the State Government and the Anguillans in an effort to find an agreed permanent settlement of the Anguillan problem. It is not practicable in present circumstances to hold a poll in Anguilla on 10th May, and the St. Kitts Government have been so informed.