HC Deb 06 February 1984 vol 53 cc477-8W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what steps he is taking to encourage an increase in European Economic Community finance of agricultural and food research in Wales.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The Welsh plant breeding station has already secured an EC research contract worth £74,625 ending in 1986. Further contracts have to await decisions on the direction of the Community's next agricultural and food research programme covering the years 1984–88.

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