§ 12. Mr. Jim Cunningham
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions his Department has had with the new Spanish Government: and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. MacShane
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs spoke with Prime Minister-elect Zapatero's principal Foreign Affairs Advisor, Miguel Angel Moratinos, on 15 March to congratulate him on the PSOE's election victory. Officials have also been in contact with members of the government-elect.