§ Mr. Touhig
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what initiatives have been proposed by the hon. Member for Monmouth (Mr. Evans) since he was appointed Minister with special responsibilities for Bristol; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Sir Paul Beresford
The primary role of sponsor Ministers is to promote regeneration and to act as a channel for communicating the local concerns of the city to Government Departments, rather than to promote new initiatives.