§ Mr. Gerald Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions when he plans to introduce legislation to ban the use of lead shot over wetlands; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Angela Eagle
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Minister for the Environment to my hon. Friend the Member for Shipley (Mr. Leslie) on 18 December 1997,Official Report, column 276.