§ Mr. Mallon
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will involve the Equality Commission in the review of the operation of section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 2000 envisaged by paragraph 10 of Annex 3 to the Joint Declaration. 
§ Mr. Spellar
The structure of the review is currently under consideration with the details to be announced by September 2003. The Equality Commission is an important stakeholder and we intend, as envisaged in the Joint Declaration, that it should be directly involved throughout the process.