§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to his answer of 20 April 1998,Official Report, column 444, how the aims and operation of the Environmental Task Force in Wales differ from those in (a) England and (b) Scotland. 
§ Mr. Win Griffiths
The aims and operation of the New Deal Environment Task Force option in Wales are not significantly different from those in England or Scotland. However minor variations have been made to reflect the needs of each home country.