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Economic Situation: EC Countries

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what measures he is taking to establish close working practices with EU partners in order to facilitate co-operative efforts to overcome the economic downturn. (244665)

The Chancellor of the Exchequer and Treasury Ministers attend regular meetings of EU Ministers, including the Council of Economic and Finance Ministers (ECOFIN). These discussions cover a wide range of issues including discussion of co-ordination among EU member states.