§ Mr. Tony Banks
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will state the post, rank and responsibilities of the official who represents the United Kingdom on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation food and agriculture planning committee; how often this committee meets; and where it meets.
§ Mrs. Fenner
The United Kingdom is represented on the NATO food and agriculture planning committee by a grade 7 official who is head of the branch of emergencies division responsible for overall civil defence planning policy for food, agriculture and fisheries. The committee meets twice a year, normally in Brussels, at NATO headquarters.