HC Deb 02 July 1979 vol 969 c418W
Mr. David Watkins

asked the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what is Her Majesty's Government's policy on the European Economic Community Comission's application for Community membership of the Central Rhine Commission;

(2) which countries other than the United Kingdom are currently members of the Central Rhine Commission;

(3) what representations have been received by the Central Rhine Commission from the EEC Commission with reference to EEC membership of the Rhine Commission.

Mr. Fowler

No formal application has yet been made but the Government will be ready to play a constructive part, both in EEC and in the central commission, in any relevant discussions.