HC Deb 28 January 1974 vol 868 cc22-3W
Mr. Deakins

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on EEC price proposals for the 1974–75 marketing year.

Mr. Godber

The Commission presented its proposals to the Council of Ministers on Monday last. A preliminary discussion took place on an oral presentation by the EEC Commissioner for Agriculture. The proposals are now being studied in detail and they will be discussed by the Council of Ministers (Agriculture) at its next meeting on 11th–12th February. A further meeting has been arranged for 18th–19th February.