HC Deb 04 July 2000 vol 353 cc117-8W
Mr. Stephen O'Brien

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his answer of 8 June 2000,Official Report, column 308W, on the Step Change Project, if he will list the membership of the Ministerial Group for European Co-ordination and make a statement on MINECOR' s activities. [128779]

Mr. Vaz

[holding answer 3 July 2000]: The Ministerial Group for European Co-ordination works to achieve greater co-ordination of the presentation of Her Majesty's Government's European policies in the UK and overseas, and monitors the Government's efforts to develop closer co-operation with the EU partners/applicants.

A list of current members of MINECOR has been deposited in the Library. The devolved administrations are also represented at MINECOR.

  • Keith Vaz: Chair
  • Lord Falconer
  • Melanie Johnson
  • Helen Liddell
  • Tessa Jowell
  • Joyce Quin
  • 118W
  • Lord Whitty
  • Angela Eagle
  • Alan Howarth
  • George Foulkes
  • Baroness Symons
  • Gisela Stuart
  • Barbara Roche
  • Adam Ingram
  • David Lock
  • Jack McConnell
  • Rhodri Morgan
  • Paul Murphy
  • Brian Wilson
  • Tony McNulty
  • Baroness Ramsey
  • Denis Haughey.