WTO Conference (Doha)

Trade and Industry written question – answered on 19th November 2001.

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Photo of Ms Annabelle Ewing Ms Annabelle Ewing Scottish National Party, Perth

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if a representative of the Scottish Executive formed part of the UK Delegation to the fourth World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in November in Doha.

Photo of Patricia Hewitt Patricia Hewitt Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry

holding answer 15 November 2001

Regulation of international trade is a reserved matter under the Scotland Act 1998, and there was no representative of the Scottish Executive in the delegation. The DTI is in discussion with the Scottish Executive on a number of issues in line with the agreed Memorandum of Understanding and Concordats.

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