HL Deb 27 April 1998 vol 589 c3WA
Lord Stoddart of Swindon

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean on 2 April (WA 59), why reference is made to "President" Santer rather than Mr. Santer, President of the Commission; and whether this practice will now be discontinued, particularly given that later reference is made to "The President of the Council" and not to President Blair. [HL1497]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean

It is common practice to refer to "President Santer" when referring to Jacques Santer, President of the Commission.