§ Mr. Hannam
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what proposals for alterations to the Social Fund he will be laying before his colleagues at the meeting of the EEC Ministers on 28th June; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. John Grant
The Commission submitted proposals for the reform of the European Social Fund to the Council on 24th March 1977. An explanatory memorandum on these proposals dated 21st April was deposited in Parliament. The proposals are being debated in the House this evening.