HC Deb 04 December 1995 vol 268 cc63-4W
Mr. Wallace

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress was made at the specially convened International Maritime Organisation diplomatic conference to consider the recommendations of the IMO's panel of experts, set up after the loss of the ro-ro passenger ferry, Estonia, on survivability, evacuation and life-saving appliances; and if he will make a statement. [307]

respect of diary engagements for members of the royal family. [3253]

Sir George Young

The extent to which my Department is consulted on visits in the United Kingdom depends on the nature of the engagement. My Department's transport security division is represented in discussions on the security for royal visits overseas.