HL Deb 16 February 1999 vol 597 c571

4.40 p.m.

Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale

My Lords, before we move to the Statement on genetically modified foods, I should like to take this opportunity to remind the House that the Companion indicates that discussion on a Statement should be confined to brief comments and questions for clarification. Peers who speak at length do so at the expense of other noble Lords.