HC Deb 14 February 1978 vol 944 cc120-1W
Mr. Donald Stewart

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will raise with the EEC Commission such practices as that in which the vessels "ASK" and "Antares" from Rotterdam to Hamburg, offloaded and reloaded their cargoes in Glasgow early this year; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Bishop

My Department has already drawn to the attention of the Commission a number of similar instances and pointed out that such deflection of trade could be prevented by the application of monetary compensatory amounts to rice.

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