§ Miss McIntosh
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what representations he has received on the impact on the UK"s gross contributions to the EU Budget of a successful application by Spain to the Solidarity Fund following the Prestige disaster; 
(2) what assessment he has made of Spain"s application to the Solidarity Fund to defray the costs of clean-up after the Prestige disaster. 
§ Ruth Kelly
No representations on this matter have been received by HM Treasury. Applications for assistance from the EUSF are assessed by the commission in the first instance.