HC Deb 26 May 1976 vol 912 cc209-10W
Mr. Sillars

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many times his Department was represented at EEC Council of Ministers meetings in 1975; and how many times in 1976 to the nearest available date.

Mr. Joel Barnett

United Kingdom Ministers attending the meetings of the Council of Ministers represent Her Majesty's Government as a whole. Details of ministerial attendances at Council meetings between 1st January and 30th October 1975 were published in the White Paper on Developments in the European Communities (April to October 1975) Cmnd. 6349. Information on attendances up to end-April 1976 will be published in the report on developments in the European Communities, to be published soon.