§ 19. Mr. Andrew George
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent discussions he has had with the Scottish Executive's fisheries Minister on the future of the Scottish sea fishing industry. 
§ Sir Teddy Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the procedures for representing the interests of the Scottish fishing industry in discussions within the EU. 
§ Dr. Reid
Relations with the European Union are the responsibility of the UK Government and the UK Parliament. The procedures for representing the interests of the devolved Administrations in relation to devolved matters, such as fisheries, are set out in the join Memorandum of Understanding and the relevant Concordats on Co-ordination of European Union Policy Issues. Scottish Executive Ministers attend Fisheries Councils as part of the UK team.