Where can I find statements made by the United Kingdom during the General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly?
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Representatives of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland have delivered statements at the following meetings during the General Debate of the General Assembly:

74th sess. [2019, 24 Sept.]: A/74/PV.4*: Prime Minister Boris Johnson

73rd sess. [2018, 26 Sept.]: A/73/PV.8*: Prime Minister Theresa May 

72nd sess. [2017, 20 Sept.]: A/72/PV.8*: Prime Minister Theresa May 

71st sess. [2016, 20 Sept.]: A/71/PV.8*: Prime Minister Theresa May

2016, 19 Sept.: A/71/PV.4 A*: Prime Minister Theresa May (High-level Plenary Meeting on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants)

70th sess. [2015, 29 Sept.]: A/70/PV.18: Phillip Hammond  (A/70/PV.27: Thomas Meek)

69th sess. [2014]: A/69/PV.8: Prime Minister David Cameron

68th sess. [2013]: A/68/PV.15: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

67th sess. [2012, 26 Sept.]: A/67/PV.9*: Prime Minister David Cameron

66th sess. [2011, 22 Sept.]: A/66/PV.15*: Prime Minister David Cameron, A/66/385 (written statement in exercise of right of reply)

65th sess. [2010]: A/65/PV.14: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

2010, 22 Sept.: A/65/PV.9: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg (High-level Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals)

2010, 6 July: A/64/PV.105*: Queen Elizabeth II

64th sess. [2009, 23 Sept.]: A/64/PV.3*: Prime Minister Gordon Brown (A/64/466 and A/64/479: written statements in exercise of right of reply)

63rd sess. [2008, 26 Sept.]: A/63/PV.11*: Gordon Brown (A/63/462 and A/63/475: written statements in exercise of right of reply)

62nd sess. [2007]: A/62/PV.9: David Milliband (A/62/481: written statement in exercise of right of reply)

61st sess. [2006]: A/61/PV.16: Margaret Beckett (A/61/488 and A/61/535: written statements in exercise of right of reply)

60th sess. [2005, 16 Sept.]: A/60/PV.9: Jack Straw (A/60/PV.14 and A/60/PV.16: Simon Williams, A/60/373: written statement in exercise of right of reply)

2005, 14 Sept.: A/60/PV.3 and A/60/PV.4*: Prime Minister Tony Blair

59th sess. [2004]: A/59/PV.8: Jack Straw (A/59/406: written statement in exercise of right of reply)

58th sess. [2003]: A/58/PV.11: Jack Straw (A/58/407 and A/58/408: written statements in exercise of right of reply)

57th sess. [2002]: A/57/PV.6: Jack Straw (A/57/PV.13: Stewart Eldon, A/57/407: written statement in exercise of right of reply)

56th sess. [2001]: A/56/PV.46: Jack Straw (A/56/PV.47 A/56/PV.49: Stewart Eldon, A/56/616: written statement in exercise of right of reply)

55th sess. [2000]: A/55/PV.14: Robin Cook (A/55/PV.15: Eldon Stewart, A/55/PV.28: Alistair Harrison), A/55/550 (written statement in exercise of right of reply)

2000, 7 Sept.: S/PV.4194*: Prime Minister Tony Blair

2000, 6 Sept.: A/55/PV.3*: Prime Minister Tony Blair (United Nations Millennium Summit)

54th sess. [1999]: A/54/PV.5: Robin Cook (A/54/PV.7: David Richmond, A/54/PV.19: Katherine Smith, A/54/420: written statement in exercise of right of reply)

53rd sess. [1998, 21 Sept.]: A/53/PV.7*: Prime Minister Tony Blair (A/53/PV.8: Jeremy Greenstock, A/53/PV.12: Eldon Stewart, A/53/PV.20: David Richmond)

1998: 8 June: A/S-20/PV.1: Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott

52nd sess. [1997]: A/52/PV.7: Robin Cook (A/52/PV.10A/52/PV.14 and A/52/PV.18: Sir John Weston, A/52/PV.22: Stephen Gomersall)

1997, 23 June: A/S-19/PV.1*: Prime Minister Tony Blair

51st sess. [1996]: A/51/PV.6: Malcolm Rifkind (A/51/PV.5A/51/PV.13 and A/51/PV.19: Stephen Gomersall, A/51/PV.17: C.J.C. Hollis)

1995, 23 Oct.: A/50/PV.37*: Prime Minister John Major (Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations)

50th sess. [1995]: A/50/PV.6: Malcolm Rifkind (A/50/PV.9A/50/PV.11A/50/PV.17 and A/50/PV.21: Stephen Gomersall)

49th sess. [1994]: A/49/PV.8: Douglas Hurd

48th sess. [1993]: A/48/PV.6: Douglas Hurd (A/48/PV.7: T.L. Richardson)

47th sess. [1992]: A/47/PV.6: Douglas Hurd (A/47/PV.5: T.L. Richardson)

1992, 31 Jan.: S/PV.3046*: Prime Minister John Major

46th sess. [1991]: A/46/PV.8: Douglas Hurd

45th sess. [1990]: A/45/PV.8: Douglas Hurd

1990, 24 Apr.:  A/S-18/PV.4: L. Chalker

1990, 21 Feb.: A/S-17/PV.3: Douglas Hurd

1989, 8 Nov.: A/44/PV.48*: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

44th sess. [1989]: A/44/PV.8: John Major

43rd sess. [1988]: A/43/PV.8: Geoffrey Howe 

42nd sess. [1987]: A/42/PV.8: Geoffrey Howe 

41st sess. [1986]: A/41/PV.6: Geoffrey Howe

1985, 24 Oct.: A/40/PV.48*: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the United Nations)

40th sess. [1985]: A/40/PV.9: Geoffrey Howe

39th sess. [1984]: A/39/PV.9: Geoffrey Howe

38th sess. [1983]: A/38/PV.10: Geoffrey Howe (A/38/PV.6: Mr. Barrington, A/38/PV.33: Mr. Margetson)

37th sess. [1982]: A/37/PV.9: Francis Pym (A/37/PV.30: John Thomson, A/37/PV.34: W.E.H. Whyte)

1982, 23 June: A/S-12/PV.24*: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

36th sess. [1981]: A/36/PV.8: Lord Peter Alexander Rupert Carrington (A/36/PV.12 and  A/36/PV.20: M.I. Goulding, A/36/PV.30: Sir Anthony Parsons)

35th sess. [1980]: A/35/PV.7: Lord Peter Alexander Rupert Carrington (A/35/PV.31 and A/35/PV.33: Sir Anthony Parsons)

34th sess. [1979]: A/34/PV.8: Lord Peter Alexander Rupert Carrington (A/34/PV.8: P.R.A. Mansfield, A/34/PV.21: D.N. Lane)

33rd sess. [1978]: A/33/PV.10: David Owen

1978, 2 June: A/S-10/PV.14*: Prime Minister James Callaghan

32nd sess. [1977]: A/32/PV.9: David Owen

31st sess. [1976]: A/31/PV.17: Anthony Crosland (A/31/PV.6 and A/31/PV.20: James Murray, A/31/PV.16: T.L. Richardson)

30th sess. [1975]: A/PV.2358: James Callaghan (A/PV.2358: James Murray, A/PV.2368, A/PV.2372 and A/PV.2380: Ivor Richard)

29th sess. [1974]: A/PV.2240: James Callaghan (A/PV.2245 and A/PV.2253: Ivor Richards)

28th sess. [1973]: A/PV.2128: Alec Douglas-Home (A/PV.2133 and A/PV.2135: Donald Maitland)

27th sess. [1972]: A/PV.2042: Alec Douglas-Home (A/PV.2047: K.D. Jamieson)

26th sess. [1971]: A/PV.1944: Alec Douglas-Home (A/PV.1959: Colin Crowe)

1970, 23 Oct.: A/PV.1881*: Prime Minister Edward Heath (Celebration of the 25th anniversary of the United Nations)

25th sess. [1970]: A/PV.1848: Edward Heath (A/PV.1857: Colin Crowe)

1970, 26 Jan.: Prime Minister Harold Wilson [visit only]

24th sess. [1969]: A/PV.1759: Michael Stewart (A/PV.1768: Lord Caradon)

23rd sess. [1968]: A/PV.1693: Michael Stewart (A/PV.1680 and A/PV.1698: David Hildyard)

22nd sess. [1967]: A/PV.1567: George Brown (A/PV.1579 and A/PV.1582: Leslie Glass)

1967, 4 Oct.: Princess Alexandra [visit only]

1967, 3 June: Prime Minister Harold Wilson [visit only]

21st sess. [1966]: A/PV.1436: George Brown

1965, 16 Dec.: A/PV.1397*: Prime Minister Harold Wilson

20th sess. [1965]: A/PV.1351: Michael Stewart (A/PV.1340 and A/PV.1344: Lord Caradon)

1965, 14 Apr.: Prime Minister Harold Wilson [visit only]

19th sess. [1964-1965]: A/PV.1316: Lord Caradon (A/PV.1292 and A/PV.1318: Lord Caradon A/PV.1295 and A/PV.1301: C.E. King,)

18th sess. [1963]: A/PV.1222: Lord Home (A/PV.1212A/PV.1213 and A/PV.1217: Patrick Dean, A/PV.1214: C.E. King, A/PV.1219: Lord Home, A/PV.1234 and A/PV.1237: Peter Thomas)

17th sess. [1962]: A/PV.1134: Lord Home (A/PV.1129A/PV.1138 and A/PV.1152: C.T. Crowe, A/PV.1134 and A/PV.1149: Patrick Dean)

1962, 26 Apr.: Prime Minister Harold Macmillan [visit only]

16th sess. [1961]: A/PV.1017: Lord Home (A/PV.1019: Baron Hugh Foot Caradon, A/PV.1028: J.B. Godber, A/PV.1035: Patrick Dean)

15th sess. [1960, 29 Sept.]: A/PV.877*: Prime Minister Harold Macmillan

14th sess. [1959]: A/PV.798: Selwyn Loyd (A/PV.821: Pierson Dixon)

13th sess. [1958]: A/PV.758: Selwyn Loyd

1957, 21 Oct.: A/PV.707*: Queen Elizabeth II

12th sess. [1957]: A/PV.685: Selwyn Loyd

11th sess. [1956]: A/PV.611: Pierson Dixon

10th sess. [1955]: A/PV.529: Harold Macmillan

9th sess. [1954]: A/PV.487: Selwyn Loyd

8th sess. [1953]: A/PV.443: Selwyn Loyd

7th sess. [1952]: A/PV.393: Anthony Eden

6th sess. [1951]: A/PV.339: Anthony Eden

5th sess. [1950]: A/PV.283: Ernest Bevin

1950, 8 Dec.: Prime Minister Clement R. Attlee [visit only]

4th sess. [1949]: A/PV.229: Ernest Bevin

3rd sess. [1948]: A/PV.144: Ernest Bevin

2nd sess. [1947]: A/PV.88: Hector McNeil

1st sess. [1946]: A/PV.37: Philip Noel-Baker

1946, 10 Jan.: A/PV.1*: Prime Minister Clement R. Attlee

1946, 9 Jan.: King George VI [visit only]

Note: An asterisk [*] indicates a statement made by a Head of State or Government or a dignitary. Symbols in parentheses indicates right of reply. Symbols where no session information is given indicates that the statement was delivered during a High Level Meeting.


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