§ Mr. Peter Bruinvels
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the achievements of the United Kingdom's presidency of the European Community Council of Agriculture Ministers.
§ Mr. Jopling
The principal achievement was the progress made at the December Council in reforming the common agricultural policy, as reported fully to the House by my right hon. Friend the Minister of State, on 16 December at columns 1211–4. Other achievements are listed in a document being placed in the Library by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.