HC Deb 09 July 1959 vol 608 c1539
13. Mr. Lipton

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to what extent he proposes to encourage more imports of Danish bacon as a result of the negotiations recently concluded with the Danish Government.

Mr. John Hare

My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer proposes, with your permission, Mr. Speaker, to make a statement on the Danish negotiations immediately after Questions this afternoon.

Mr. Lipton

Is not this a black day for British pig producers and bacon producers, who are being sold down the river by the present Government? Is not the right hon. Gentleman aware that we are going, first, to lose about—

Mr. Speaker

Order. The hon. Member should wait for a complete Answer to his Question until the statement is made after Questions.