HL Deb 12 May 2003 vol 648 cc7-8WA
Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer asked Her Majesty's Government

What representations they have received from the European Union in the past two years, with regard to the tendering process to supply the police force with radiocommunication equipment. [HL2621]

Lord Falconer of Thoroton

No representations from the European Union have been received in the past two years about the tendering process for the The fund will bring together the resources of the Human Rights Project Fund, the Environment Fund, the Counter-Terrorism Assistance Fund and the Westminster Foundation for Democracy to ensure that long-term investment is better co-ordinated and focused.

Investing in positive change of this kind has never been more important. By tackling terrorism and threats to our security, promoting good governance and human rights, and addressing injustice, poverty and conflict we promote the interests of the citizens of Britain and elsewhere. In doing so, we can only contribute to a safer, fairer and more prosperous world.