HC Deb 21 April 1999 vol 329 c551W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the outcome of the High Level Symposium on Trade and the Environment in Geneva on 15 and 16 March. [79662]

Mr. Byers

[holding answer 13 April 1999]: The aim of the High Level Symposium on trade and the environment was to promote a constructive debate between capital-based representatives of national governments from developed and developing countries as well as members of civil society and international bodies. Although no conclusions were reached, improved understanding between the