§ Mr. Sarwar
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the Government's timetable for ratification of the Rome Treaty of July 1998. 
§ Mr. Hain
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Clydebank and Milngavie (Mr. Worthington) on 3 May 2000,Official Report, column 122W.