HC Deb 13 April 1988 vol 131 cc159-60W
21. Mr. Hardy

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what is his policy towards the lifting of steel quotas within the European Community.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

At a meeting of the Council of Industry Minister on 22 December which I attended, the Council unanimously concluded that production quotas should end on 30 June unless sufficient commitments on capacity reductions are made by member states. I will press the Council to stick to that clear agreement.

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