§ Mr. Dafis
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what preparations his Department is making for the UN General Assembly special session to review progress since the Rio earth summit of 1992, and for the preparatory committees leading up to the summit; and what consultations he has undertaken. 
§ Mr. Moss
The Secretary of State for the Environment is taking the lead within Government on the preparations for the UN General Assembly special session in June to review progress since the Rio earth summit of 1992.
I refer the hon. Gentleman to the reply given on Wednesday 5 March 1997 to the hon. Member for South Suffolk (Mr. Yeo), Official Report, column 634.