HL Deb 13 December 1999 vol 608 c17WA
Lord Shore of Stepney

asked Her Majesty's Government:

With reference to the World Trade Organisation and the opening of the Millennium Round in Seattle this week, whether the European Commissioner, Mr Lamy, or the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, speaks for the United Kingdom. [HL196]

The Minister for Science, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Sainsbury of Turville)

My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry speaks for the United Kingdom in the formation of European Union policy, which Commissioner Lamy then represents in the World Trade Organisation.