§ 12. Adam Price
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what recent discussions he has had with the Treasury with regard to the Government's policy on the provision of investment aid in the west Wales and the valleys objective 1 programme area; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Paul Murphy
I meet Treasury colleagues regularly to discuss a variety of issues.
All representations in advance of the 2002 Budget will be considered carefully in the normal way.