HC Deb 06 November 1978 vol 957 cc88-9W
Mr. Geraint Howells

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied with the state of the poultry industry; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Bishop

Recent increases in egg production and the associated low levels of returns to producers are currently presenting difficulties for those engaged in this sector of the poultry industry and they are considering what measures might need to be taken to achieve a better balance between supply and demand.

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