HL Deb 01 December 1997 vol 583 c151WA
Lord Judd

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will now publish position papers on future policy towards the World Trade Organisation, the United Nations System and the international financial institutions in the light of the recent White Paper entitled Eliminating World Poverty.

Lord Whitty

The Government will be taking forward their dialogue with all the institutions in question to ensure that they contribute appropriately to the task of eliminating world poverty and take account of the interests of developing countries in their activities, in accordance with the policy directions laid down in the White Paper. I have no immediate plans to publish position papers, but further information about progress and future plans will be contained in DFID's departmental report to Parliament.