HL Deb 14 October 1997 vol 582 cc185-6WA
Lord Strabolgi

asked Her Majesty's Government:

To detail the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for August, and to list major EU events for the next six months.

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

The information is shown below.

This calendar is primarily concerned with European Union matters, but certain other relevant events are also included. Events and dates quoted are based on the information available on the date of issue.

European Calendar: August 1997–January 1998
Date Location Event
August 1997
There are no events scheduled for August.
September 1997
4 Brussels Political Committee
5 Kiev EU/Ukraine Summit
7–9 Echternach Agriculture Council (Informal)
12–14 Mondorf Ecofin Council (Informal)
15–16 Brussels General Affairs Council
15–19 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
22–25 New York Political Committee
22–23 Brussels Agriculture Council
29 Brussels Political Committee (reserve date-tbc)
October 1997
1–2 Brussels European Parliament Plenary
2 Luxembourg Telecommunications Council
3–4 Echternach Internal Market Council (Informal)
6–7 Luxembourg General Affairs Council
7 Luxembourg Social Affairs Council
9 Luxembourg Transport Council
9–10 Mondorf Justice & Home Affairs Council (Informal)
10–11 Strasbourg Council of Europe Summit
13 Luxembourg Ecofin Council
16 Brussels Political Committee
16 Luxembourg Environment Council
16–17 Luxembourg Possible European Council
20–21 Luxembourg Political Committee
20–21 Luxembourg Agriculture Council
20–24 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
24–27 Edinburgh CHOGM
25–26 Mondorf Foreign Ministers (Informal)
30 Luxembourg Fisheries Council
European Calendar: August 1997–January 1998
Date Location Event
November 1997
3 Brussels Consumer Council
3 Brussels Political Committee
5–6 Brussels European Parliament Plenary
10 Brussels Research Council
10 Brussels General Affairs Council
13 Brussels Industry Council
17 Brussels Ecofin Council
17 Brussels Political Committee
17–18 Brussels Agriculture Council
17–21 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
19 Brussels Fisheries Council (tbc)
20 Brussels Education Council
21 Brussels Budget Council
24 Brussels Culture Council
24–25 Brussels General Affairs Council
27 Brussels Internal Market Council
28 Brussels Development Council
December 1997
1 Brussels Ecofin Council
1 Brussels Telecommunications Council
2 Brussels Labour & Social Affairs Council
3–1 Brussels European Parliament Plenary
4 Brussels Health Council
4–5 Brussels Justice & Home Affairs Council
8 Brussels Energy Council
8–9 Brussels General Affairs Council
10–11 Brussels Transport Council
12–13 Luxembourg European Council
15–16 Brussels Agriculture Council
15–16 Brussels Environment Council
15–19 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
18–19 Copenhagen OSCE Ministerial Council
18–19 Brussels Fisheries Council
January 1998
1 UK Presidency commences
12 Brussels Fisheries Council (tbc)
19 Brussels Ecofin Council
19–20 Brussels Agriculture Council
26–27 Brussels General Affairs Council
29–30 (tba) Justice & Home Affairs Council (Informal)