§ 26. Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what contribution is being made by his Department in negotiations over the median line settlement for the allocation of oil development licences in the Rockall area.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
The negotiations to resolve the dispute over the delimitation of the continental shelf median line boundary are the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs in consultation, of course, with other interested Departments, including the Scottish Office.