§ Mrs. Gillan
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he gave prior approval to the article by the hon. Member for Rotherham (Mr. MacShane) published inLe Monde on 3 March. 
§ Mr. Robin Cook
[holding answer 8 March 1999]: The views expressed by my hon. Friend the Member for Rotherham (Mr. MacShane) in the article are his own.