HC Deb 29 March 1999 vol 328 c496W
Mr. Baldry

To ask the Prime Minister by which Secretary of State parliamentary questions on the proposed unified Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Department of Trade and Industry trade promotion operation will be answered. [78440]

The Prime Minister

Questions may be addressed to either Secretary of State, since, as was made clear in the announcement on 12 March 1999,Official Report, columns 399–400, the unified FCO/DTI trade promotion and development operation will be the joint responsibility of the Secretaries of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and for Trade and Industry.

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