§ Mr. Atkinson
To ask the Lord President of the Council, further to his answer of 19 February to the hon. Member for Hampstead and Highgate (Sir G. Finsberg),Official Report, column 120, what proposals he has for better arrangements for the transmission of facsimile communications for members of the United Kingdom delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Assembly of the Western European Union.
§ Mr. MacGregor
Following the agreement of the House of Commons Commission on 25 March, free direct dialling from the Palace of Westminster to the Council of Europe and the Western European Union is now possible. Guidance issued to Members by the Serjeant at Arms includes details of the transmission of facsimile messages under these new arrangements.