§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many requests his Department received prior to the United Kingdom presidency of the European Union, to update material available on the EU; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Andrew Smith
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by the Under-Secretary of State with responsibility for lifelong learning, my hon. Friend the Member for Leeds, East (Mr. Mudie), on 18 November 1998,Official Report, columns 639–40.