§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his reply of 7 June,Official Report, column 689, if he will make a statement regarding his consideration of the World Wide Fund for Nature's request for a contribution towards the costs of the investigation and enforcement officer employed by the CITES secretariat.
§ Mr. Heathcoat-Amory
The World Wide Fund for Nature's request is still under consideration. I will write to the hon. Member when a decision has been reached.