§ Mr. Freeson
asked the Prime Minister if she will make it her policy to propose the phasing out of restrictions under the multi-fibre arrangement on textile and clothing imports from all the 50 poorest countries during the Bonn economic summit.
§ The Prime Minister
The Government is still considering what regime should succeed the current multi-fibre arrangement when it expires in July next year; a matter which the House will be debating on 9 May. We shall be taking account of the needs of the world's least developed countries.