§ Mr. Matthew Taylor
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to publish an environmental appraisal of the second Comprehensive Spending Review: and if he will make a statement. 575W
§ Mr. Andrew Smith
[holding answer 17 April 2000]: The White Paper reporting the outcome of the 2000 Spending Review will include an assessment of its implications for sustainable development, covering economic, social and environmental issues.