§ Lord Brougham and Vaux
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will detail the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union.
§ Baroness Chalker of Wallasey
The following meetings are planned:
May 17: Health May 22: ECOFIN May 29: Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) Agriculture May 30: FAC Agriculture
The following subjects are likely to be discussed:
May 17: HEALTH
No formal agenda is available.
The following subjects may be discussed:
— Europe Against Cancer Programme — Health Promotion Programme — Europe Against Aids Programme — Drugs Programme
May 22: ECOFIN
— Regulations in the statistical field (consumer price index, revision of systems of national and regional accounts, Community action in the statistical field). — Cross-border payments directive. — Trans-European Networks financing.
The meeting will be followed by a Joint Council with Central and Eastern European Finance Ministers.111WA
May 29,30: FAC
Agenda not yet available
May 29,30: AGRICULTURE
— Agrimonetary (possible) — Extraordinary set-aside penalties — Price fixing — Set-aside bio-mass (possible) — Banana quotas for new Member States — Reform of the fruit and vegetable regime (possible) — Animal welfare (possible)