HC Deb 07 May 1999 vol 330 c477W
Mr. Randall

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many times the Green Ministers Committee has met since May 1997; and if he will place in the Library(a) the agenda and minutes of each of the meetings and (b) a list of significant decisions and action plans made at each meeting. [83156]

Mr. Meacher

The Green Ministers Committee has met five times since May 1997.

On (a), the minutes and agenda are not made public, but the House is advised of what happened at each meeting. I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Lewes (Mr. Baker) on 23 March 1999, Official Report, column 248, with regard to the outcome of the Committee's most recent meeting on 22 March 1999.

On (b), the Committee will be reporting on its actions and plans in its first published report this summer, a copy of which will be placed in the House Library.