§ Mr. Wigley
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what preliminary work his Department has undertaken on the establishment of cross-cutting committees on(a) equal opportunities and (b) Europe, in the National Assembly. 170W
§ Mr. Michael
The draft standing orders prepared by the Commissioners provide for Assembly committees for each of these matters. Following consultation on the Commissioners' report, I expect to make the standing orders in final form later this month.