§ 25. Mr. Simon Coombs
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the progress of Malta's application to join the European Union. 232W
§ Mr. David Davis
Malta has suspended its application to join the European Union. But the new Maltese Government have made clear that they want to continue to develop close links with the EU and they are discussing with the European Commission how to take this forward. We welcome this.