HC Deb 25 November 1994 vol 250 c388W
Mr. Byers

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment on what dates in the next 12 months he expects to meet other European employment Ministers; under what auspices; and what subjects are likely to be discussed.

Miss Widdecombe

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State and I will meet other European employment Ministers in Brussels at the forthcoming Social Affairs Council on 6 December. There will be further Council meetings over the next 12 months under the French and Spanish presidencies and we anticipate a range of bilateral contacts with out opposite numbers. These discussions will cover a range of employment and social affairs issues.