§ Mr. Nicholas Winterton
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what are the functions and duties of the British representative at the United Nations.
§ Mr. Ennals
The functions and duties of the British representative at the United Nations are:
- (a) To represent British views in all organs of the UN and to ensure that British interests are fully protected.
- (b) To keep Her Majesty's Government informed of all developments at the UN, including views expressed and resolutions proposed in the General Assembly and the Security Council.
- (c) To take any opportunity to promote the ideals and aims of the UN as expressed in its Charter.