§ 20. Mr. Luff
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on British relations with India. 
§ Mr. Fatchett
We enjoy good and close relations with India and, as I made clear in a written reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Reading, East (Jane Griffiths) on 8 July 1997,Official Report, column 415, we look forward to strengthening this important relationship still further.