§ Mr. Coombs
asked the Minister of Agriclture, Fisheries and Food what steps he takes to promote health issues in the development of agriculture and food policy both in the United Kingdom and within the European Economic Community; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Fenner
The chief medical officer at the Department of Health and Social Security is our principal adviser on health matters and there is day-to-day contact between my Department and the Department of Health and Social Security. The advice on matters relating to health390W and diet is one of the considerations in agriculture and food policy both domestically and as a member of the European Community.