§ Sir Richard Body
To ask the Prime Minister further to his reply to the hon. Member for Buckingham of 26 October 1999,Official Report, column 772, on the intergovernmental conference, if it is his Government's policy to seek a review of the Common Fisheries Policy prior to 2002. 
§ The Prime Minister
The preparatory stage of the review of the Common Fisheries Policy which is due to conclude by the end of 2002 has already started.