Politics - British Ministers Sign 'Outer Seven' Convention - The Treasury, London
Reginald Maudling (l), President of the Board of Trade, and Derick Heathcoat Amory, Chancellor of the Exchequer (c) pictured at the Treasury as they signed on behalf of the British Government the Convention which has been drawn up to establish the European Free Trade Association (the 'Outer Seven') and which was initialled in Stockholm on November 20th by Ministers of the seven member countries. Pictured right is S. Lindh, a Swedish Foreign Ministry Official who is taking the convention to the capitals of the member countries, Austria, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, for formal signature. It will be subject to ratification by parliaments of member countries.
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