HC Deb 22 October 1987 vol 120 c888W
20. Mr. John Carlisle

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is his policy on the reduction of cereal surpluses.

Mr. Gummer

I shall continue to pursue a policy of bringing cereals production more into line with demand by continuing price restraint, including through the application of automatic stabilisers, supporting measures to make intervention a safety net rather than an alternative market outlet and promoting the diversion of land out of cereals.

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