§ 20. Mr. David Stewart
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress was made at the G8 summit in Cologne on reducing the debt burden for the world's poorest countries. 459W
§ Mr. Simon Hughes
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress was made on debt relief at the Cologne summit. 
§ Mr. Gordon Brown
At the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting in Frankfurt, I took forward my proposals for faster, deeper and wider debt relief. Agreement was secured at the G8 Summit in Cologne on an initiative which will reduce the debt owed by the poorest countries by $100 billion.