HC Deb 11 May 1998 vol 312 cc33-4W
Mr. Page

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many exploration oil and gas wells were drilled in the first quarter of (i) 1997 and (ii) 1998. [40348]

In addition, last September, my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister launched the Millennium Products project which is managed by the Design Council. The project aims to identify up to 2,000 successful products and services that have been created in the United Kingdom and which exemplify our creativity and innovation. The first 200 products to receive the accolade `Millennium Product' were announced in April.