HC Deb 27 May 1976 vol 912 cc316-7W
24. Sir J. Langford-Holt

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether, as the United Kingdom is not self-sufficient in dairy products, he will take steps to ensure that no penalties are imposed on United Kingdom milk producers in order to secure a reduction in output as a contribution to decreasing European surpluses.

Mr. Strang

We shall be concerned to see that any scheme evolved for producing a better balance between milk production and consumption in the Community will operate equitably for the United Kingdom, bearing in mind the high level of efficiency in our dairy industry.

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