§ Mr. Stephen O'Brien
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the Government's strategy is for economic reform in the European Union; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The Government's White Paper on European economic reform (Realising Europe's Potential; economic reform in Europe, February 2002) sets out the Government's strategy for economic reform in the European Union and describes the next steps in this process. These includefurther reform of labour markets to meet EU employment targets and establish employment opportunity for all;less and better targeted state aid;continued improvement of the EU competition regime;work to deliver a genuine single market in services, including financial services, as well as in manufacturing; andthe full opening up of gas, electricity and telecoms markets.