§ 19. Mr. Martlew
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the outcome of the recent European Economic Community consumer council meeting.
§ 36. Mr. Rogers
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the outcome of the recent EEC Consumer Council meeting.
§ Mr. Forth
A resolution identifying priorities for the relaunch of consumer policy was agreed. The draft directives on package travel and product safety were discussed without substantive conclusions and both dossiers were remitted to COREPER. The Commission outlined its plans for improved representation of consumers at Community level and indicated that new Commission proposals for the European home and leisure accident surveillance system would be forwarded to the Council soon.