§ 15. Dr. Kim Howells
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he last met representatives of local authorities in Wales to discuss the availability of structural funding in the Principality.
§ Mr. Gwilym Jones
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales chaired a meeting of the Welsh Consultative Council on Local Government Finance on 12 January at which European regional development fund funding was discussed. Welsh Office officials are in regular contact with local authorities about structural fund matters.