HC Deb 23 July 1986 vol 102 cc254-5W
Mr. Caborn

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will introduce controls to prohibit the importing of gold coins from South Africa into Britain's overseas dependencies.

Mrs. Chalker

On 23 May we banned the importation of gold coins into Britain. We informed the dependent territories of our decision, and it is a matter for them to decide whether to effect a similar ban.

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