HC Deb 13 November 1961 vol 649 cc14-5W
60. Mr. Donnelly

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will make a statement regarding his working arrangements for consulting with the farming industry during the negotiations with the European Economic Community.

Mr. Soames

Consultations during these negotiations must necessarily be on a confidential basis but I am in touch with landowner, farmer and worker interests and can assure the hon. Member that they will continue to be kept in touch as the negotiations develop.

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