HC Deb 22 June 1999 vol 333 cc333-4W
Mr. Llew Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what recent meetings he has had with officials of the Environment Agency to discuss(a) implementation of the Agency's corporate plan, (b) concerns over employment conditions raised by staff trades unions and (c) levels of resources available to support the Agency's statutory responsibilities. [87496]

Mr. Meacher

I shall be meeting the Chairman, Chief Executive and other officials of the Environment Agency shortly to discuss the Agency's corporate plan for 2000–01 and I will be raising employment conditions and levels of resources at these meetings.