§ 31. Dr. Godman
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions pursuant to his answer of 9 February 1999,Official Report, column 148, on the consultation document "Fishing Vessel Accidents and the Recovery of Those Lost at Sea", when he expects to publish his response to the consultation exercise. 
§ Ms Glenda Jackson
Good progress is being made on many of the issues raised in the consultation paper. The analysis of responses was discussed by the Fishing Industry Safety Group on 22 April. Members of the Group were invited to submit comments by 31 May and the Government will issue their response soon.