§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will increase funding for fire services to Clwyd county council to a level sufficient to ensure that the Buckley fire station does not close and that the Queensferry station does not suffer cutbacks; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. John Patten
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to his question on 8 March, at column109, by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales.