§ 35. Mr. Wilson
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the progress of negotiations for Norwegian entry into the EC.
§ Mr. Heathcoat-Amory
Accession negotiations are continuing with Norway after the marathon ministerial session which started on 25 February. Although there are still some difficult issues to be resolved, we remain committed to concluding the negotiations at the 7–8 March Foreign Affairs Council.