§ Mr. John Grant
asked the Prime Minister if she is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Departments of Trade and Employment concerning the role of the labour attaché in South Africa and his retirement ; whether a replacement appointment is to be made ; and if not, why.
§ The Prime Minister
As I told the hon. Member for Derby, North (Mr. Whitehead) on 5 June, the press report on this matter was not correct. The present labour attaché in Pretoria reaches the age of 60 this year and is retiring. He is being replaced and his successor will be carrying out the same duties. I am entirely satisfied with these arrangements.