HL Deb 25 November 1999 vol 607 c13WA
Lord Stoddart of Swindon

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When they expect to publish the White Paper on the forthcoming European Union intergovernmental conference; and what its scope will be. [HL36]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Baroness Scotland of Asthal)

The White Paper will set out the Government's approach to the forthcoming IGC and its position on key IGC subjects. It will be published early next year, before formal IGC negotiations begin.