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G8 Summit

Volume 447: debated on Monday 12 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the Government’s priorities are for the forthcoming G8 summit in St. Petersburg; and if she will make a statement. (75143)

The UK is working with the Russian presidency through their chosen priorities of energy security, infectious diseases and education to deliver a successful St. Petersburg summit. The UK is also working with G8 partners at all levels to ensure that previous G8 work on Africa and climate change is taken forward.