HC Deb 17 June 2002 vol 387 cc26-7W
Mrs. Curtis-Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on the Government's policy on sustainable development. [60049]

Mr. Wilson

[holding answer 13 June 2002]: The Government set out its policy on sustainable development in the White Paper "A better quality of life: A strategy for sustainable development for the UK" [Cm 4345] published in May 1999. The Government's Sustainable Development Strategy will inform the proposed Energy White Paper which the Government plans to publish around the turn of the year.