HC Deb 21 July 1970 vol 804 cc66-7W
Mr. Judd

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what discussions he has had with members of the Commonwealth Sugar Agreement on the future of the agreement in relation to Great Britain's current negotiations for entry to the European Economic Community; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

My right hon. Friend and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs have both been in touch with the Chairman of the Commonwealth Sugar Exporters and my right hon. Friend has confirmed that the Government will consult with the other parties to the Commonwealth Sugar Agreement in accordance with the provisions of Article 6(3)(b) of the Agreement.