HC Deb 25 May 1999 vol 332 c98W
Dr. Fox

To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the responsibilities of each Scottish Office Minister after 1 July. [85434]

The Prime Minister

At 1 July Scottish Office Ministers will represent Scottish interests in reserved matters within the UK government, exercise certain specific responsibilities under the Scotland Act 1998, and be expected to promote good communications and relationships between the UK Parliament and Government and the Scottish Parliament and Executive.