HC Deb 27 July 1993 vol 229 c999W
Mr. Wallace

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information he has as to which of the legislatures of the G7 countries operate a system of fixed recess dates.

Mr. Heathcoat-Amory

Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the United States agree recess dates annually, but have a provision to extend or recall the legislature to meet urgent needs as required.