HC Deb 07 July 1997 vol 297 c324W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Minister without Portfolio under what circumstances he will speak in the House in respect of his ministerial responsibilities; and if he will make a statement. [6888]

Mr. Mandelson

I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for Worthing, West (Mr. Bottomley) on 3 June,Official Report, column 134; and to my subsequent reply to the hon. Member himself today.