HL Deb 02 May 1995 vol 563 cc110-1WA
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

Provisional agenda:

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.

May 29,30: FAC

Agenda not yet available


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)