asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when the Council of Foreign Ministers will next discuss the Dooge committee report.
The report of the Dooge committee is not scheduled to be discussed by the Council of Ministers at this stage. It was commissioned by the European Council and Heads of Government will discuss it at the Milan European Council on 28–29 June.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with EEC Foreign Ministers concerning the proposals contained in the Dooge report.
My right hon. and learned Friend discussed the issues raised by the report with M. Dumas, the French Foreign Minister, on 21 May. He has also discussed the issues at other meetings with European Community Foreign Ministers, for example in the margins of the Foreign Affairs Council.