HC Deb 28 April 1981 vol 3 c381W
17. Sir Anthony Meyer

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what recent discussions have been held in the European Economic Community Council of Ministers on a Community initiative on unemployment.

Mr. Peter Morrison

Unemployment was one of the major issues discussed at the meeting of the European Council in Maastricht on 23–24 March, and also at an informal meeting of Community Employment Ministers which my right hon. Friend attended at the Hague on 6–7 April.