§ 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. 64W
respect of diary engagements for members of the royal family. 
§ 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.