• Short Summary

    MR DUNCAN SANDYS, BRITAIN'S COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS SECRETARY, ARRIVED IN SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA, FEBRUARY 7 FOR HIS VITAL TALKS WITH SIR ROY WELENSKY, PRIME MINISTER OF THE CENTRAL FEDERATION, ON THE CONSTITUTION FOR NORTHERN RHODESIA.

  • Description

    MR DUNCAN SANDYS, BRITAIN'S COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS SECRETARY, ARRIVED IN SALISBURY, SOUTHERN RHODESIA, FEBRUARY 7 FOR HIS VITAL TALKS WITH SIR ROY WELENSKY, PRIME MINISTER OF THE CENTRAL FEDERATION, ON THE CONSTITUTION FOR NORTHERN RHODESIA.

    THERE WERE FEW PEOPLE AT THE AIRPORT AS MR SANDYS LEFT THE AIRCRAFT, WAS GREETED BY LORD ALPORT, THE HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR SOUTHERN RHODESIA, AND OTHER OFFICIALS, AND THEN DROVE STRAIGHT TO THE HOME OF THE FEDERAL PRIME MINISTER "MERELY TO SHAKE HANDS".FULL CONSULTATIONS WITH SIR ROY WERE TO FOLLOW THE NEXT DAY.

    ACCORDING TO RECENT STATEMENTS BY MR SANDYS, HIS MAIN PURPOSE IS TO MAKE A 'FORWARD LOOK' AT THE FEDERATION, AND THAT IN DOING SO HE HAS NO FINALISED PROPOSALS TO PUT BEFORE SIR ROY AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

    REPORTS FROM POLITICAL SOURCES IN SALISBURY SAY THAT IF SIR ROY IS NOT SATISFIED WITH THE OUTCOME OF THE TALKS HE MAY RESIGN AND CALL FOR A FEDERAL GENERAL ELECTION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACIYJJPR7G8UCU88NI3BTVDCX0
    Media URN:
    VLVACIYJJPR7G8UCU88NI3BTVDCX0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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