§ Mr. Grieve
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the French Government concerning appropriate celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Entente Cordiale; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. MacShane
There is close bilateral co-operation at official level about the Entente Cordiale centenary celebrations in 2004. Both countries are committed to ensuring that the centenary is a success.