§ Mr. Lazarowicz
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what response she is making to the Scottish Executive's discussion paper on Scottish economic development in light of the cohesion report. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
The paper to which my hon. Friend refers is one of a series of discussion papers produced by the Scottish Executive Economist Group.
It will be a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry to consider whether to respond on the policy issues raised in this particular paper.