§ Mr. Cox
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he plans to have with fellow European Union Ministers on the request by the Government of Taiwan ROC to be granted observer status in the World Health Organisation; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Rammell
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave him on 26 March 2003,Official Report, column 260W.
FCO officials are in contact with their EU counterparts about the common policy towards Taiwan's relationship with the WHO.