§ Baroness LLEWELYN-DAVIES of HASTOE
My Lords, a Statement is being made in another place today about 8 business to be taken in the EEC Council of Ministers during July. I will, as usual, arrange for the Statement to be made available in the Official Report.
Following is the Statement referred to:
"With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a Statement about business to be taken in the Council of Ministers of the European Community during July. The monthly forecast for July was deposited on the 22nd of June.
"At present four meetings of the Council of Ministers are proposed for July. Finance Ministers will meet on the 18th; Agriculture Ministers on the 18th and 19th; Budget Ministers on the 20th, and Foreign Ministers on the 25th and 26th of July; or possibly only on the 26th of July.
"At the Finance Council, Ministers will have their second quarterly examination of the economic sitution in the Cornmunity.
"Agriculture Ministers will be considering fisheries matters, together with proposals for a potato régime, the labelling of milk products and aid for producer groups.
"At the Budget Council Ministers will establish the draft Community Budget for 1978.
"Foreign Affairs Ministers will discuss the outcome of the European Council on the 29th and 30th of June, relations with Spain, Cyprus and Malta, the accession negotiations with Greece and possibly fisheries matters".