§ 22. Mr. Canavan
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a statement about the up-to-date progress of the negotiations on the future of Hong Kong.
§ Sir Geoffrey Howe
The tenth round in the second, more detailed phase of the Sino-British talks on Hong Kong's future took place in Peking on 16 and 17 March. It was descirbed by both sides as useful and constructive. The eleventh round will be held on 26 and 27 March, again in Peking.