§ Baroness LLEWELYN-DAVIES of HASTOE
My Lords, a Statement is being made today in another place about business to be taken during February in the EEC Council of Ministers. With the leave of the House, I will, as usual, arrange for the Statement to be made available in the Official Report.
§ Following is the Statement referred to:
§ "With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a Statement about business to be taken by 579 Ministers of the European Community during February. The monthly written forecast was deposited on Thursday, 26th January.
§ "At present three Council of Ministers meetings are proposed for February. Foreign Ministers will meet on the 7th, Agricultural Ministers on the 13th and 14th, and Finance Ministers on the 20th.
§ "Foreign Ministers are expected to consider a mandate for negotiations with Greece about customs union, the current position on the North-South dialogue, iron and steel imports, food aid, summertime, and trade relations with Cyprus and Japan. They may also consider dentists qualifications and training.
§ "Agriculture Ministers are expected to consider Mediterranean agriculture and resume their consideration of CAP prices for 1978–79.
§ "Finance Ministers are expected to consider the budgetary implications of the 1978–79 agricultural price proposals, and the draft co-insurance Directive".