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Anglo-Irish Intergovernmental Council

Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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asked the Prime Minister whether any Departments additional to those given in her answer to the hon. Member for Belfast, South on 2 April, Official Report, column 523, and her answer of 1 April, Official Report, column 413, and Cmnd. 9094 have been involved in meetings at official level under the auspices of the Anglo-Irish Intergovernmental Council.

In addition to the departments implied in the question, officials from the Department of Education and Science have also attended meetings of the Anglo-Irish Intergovernmental Council at official level.

asked the Prime Minister how many officials from the Cabinet Office have attended

Commitments since 4 DecemberDeliveries since Amount (tonnes) Delivery Schedule 4 December from previous commitments (tonnes)
Amount(tonnes)Delivery Schedule
United Kingdom15,000Delivered to Ethiopian port in February6,500
European Community
—food aid programme70,000For delivery to Ethiopian port in stages—June to August45,000
—emergency aid37,000For delivery to Ethiopian port in stages—April to May25,000

Notes:

(1) Distribution within the country is undertaken by the Ethiopian Government or by international and voluntary agencies, with monitoring by the World Food Programme, and is subjest to ex-post accounting.

(2) No information is available on deliveries by other member states of the Community.

meetings at official level under the auspices of the Anglo-Irish Intergovernmental Council; and if she will list the dates and locations of such meetings and the subjects discussed.

Officials attend meetings under the auspices of the Anglo-Irish Intergovernmental Council according to the subjects under discussion. It is not the practice of Her Majesty's Government to give information about meetings of officials.