• Short Summary

    Sir Roy Welensky, the Rhodesian Federal Prime Minister, left London Airport for Salisbury, Mar. 20, after overstaying the Commonwealth Conference three days in the hope of ending his dispute with Britain over Northern Rhodesia.

  • Description

    Sir Roy Welensky, the Rhodesian Federal Prime Minister, left London Airport for Salisbury, Mar. 20, after overstaying the Commonwealth Conference three days in the hope of ending his dispute with Britain over Northern Rhodesia.

    A joint communique issued by Prime Minister Macmillan and Sir Roy, after a round of talks on the matter, showed no retreat by the Cabinet from the essence of Mr. Macleod's White Paper setting out his constitutional proposals, which Sir Roy had tried to counter by three alternative proposals of his own. But the communique put on record that "of course due regard will be paid to the considerations which the Federal Government have brought to the attention of the United Kingdom Government."
    Before being seen off by Commonwealth Relations Secretary Duncan Sandys, Sir Roy said in an interview at the airport:

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    Film ID:
    VLVACJC8R6DFYI63XZOTIMHKUV7N2
    Media URN:
    VLVACJC8R6DFYI63XZOTIMHKUV7N2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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