§ Mr. Lidington
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what plans he has to press for the amendment of the Sixth VAT Directive following the decision of the European Court of Justice in 'Commissionv. the Netherlands' (C-338/98); 
(2) what assessment he has made of the impact on United Kingdom employers of the decision of the European Court of Justice in Commission v. the Netherlands, (case C-338/98). 
§ Mr. Boateng
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 20 December 2001,Official Report, column 688W.