HC Deb 09 November 1979 vol 973 c349W
Mr. Pavitt

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the Government's attitude to EEC proposals for an amending regulation on the common organisation of the market in ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin and laying down additional provisions for certain products containing ethyl alcohol as set out in EEC document COM (79) 237 final.

Mr. Peter Walker

The amendments contained in COM(79)237 final are still being clarified at technical level by a working group in Brussels. This group has not yet submitted its report to the Council of Ministers, and in these circumstances it is premature to express the Government's attitude.

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