§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement about Her Majestys Governments policy towards the financing of the secretariat of the convention to control toxic waste.
§ Mr. Maclean
Non-parties to the Basel convention will be invited to make voluntary contributions to meet the costs of administration. In order to demonstrate its support for the convention, the United Kingdom has made voluntary contributions of $550,000 for each of the last three financial years. A similar amount will be paid in the first quarter of 1993.