§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will attend the Environment Council of the EC meeting on 15 and 16 December to represent Welsh environmental interests.827W
§ Mr. David Hunt
I will not be attending the December meeting of the EC Environment Council; in accordance with long established practice, the environmental interests of the United Kingdom will be represented at that meeting by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Environment.