§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps have been taken in response to the blockade of ports through which Irish beef is imported into Great Britain.
§ Mr. Bishop
It would be wrong to impose restrictions on our traditional and legitimate trade with the Republic in response to recent demonstrations at ports. We are, however, giving urgent consideration to the representations which have been made in this House and elsewhere on the need for further measures to support the beef sector.