HC Deb 02 November 2000 vol 355 c580W
33. Mr. Mackinlay

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he intends to visit the principal applicant countries for EU membership to discuss their applications. [133923]

Mrs. Liddell

DTI ministers regularly visit the EU candidate countries and discuss issues related to EU accession with their Governments. Although my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has no immediate plans to visit any of the countries, I intend to visit Warsaw in December to discuss enlargement and the wider EU economic agenda.

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