§ 33. Mr. Favell
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether his Department plans to mark the centenary of the creation of the Board of Agriculture.
§ Mr. MacGregor
A number of celebratory events have been planned for 1989. The principal ones are: the launch in January of a centenary appeal for the Save the Children Fund; the publication in March of a specially commissioned history of the Ministry; a reception at Lancaster house to be attended by Her Majesty the Queen; and a major exhibition of the Ministry's work in Hyde park in May as part of the festival of food and farming.