§ 70. Sir Anthony Meyer
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the Brazilian Government on environmental matters.
§ Mr. Eggar
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Lord President to the hon. Member for Barnsley West and Penistone (Mr. McKay) on 27 June. During his visit my right hon. Friend the Minister for Overseas Development signed a memorandum of understanding on environmental co-operation with the Brazilian Government. In addition, we have had a number of detailed discussions at ministerial and official level with the Brazilian authorities on these matters in recent months.