§ Mr. Salmond
To ask the Secretary of State for Health who attended the health meeting of the EU Council of Ministers on 4 June 2001 on behalf of the UK; and who led the UK delegation. 521W
§ Yvette Cooper
[holding answer 16 April 2002]: The UK delegation to the European Union Health Council, held on 6 June 2001, was led by Susan Deacon, Scottish Executive Minister for Health and Community care, with the deputy Ambassador to the UK's Permanent representation to the European Union and appropriate officials.