§ Mr. Soley
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) what action he intends to take to ensure that the Ministry's duty as an independent adviser to local authorities on proposals for agricultural dwellings is not compromised by the commercial advice given by the Agricultural Development Advisory Service;
(2) what action he intends to take to ensure the independence of the Ministry's assessment of the financial viability of proposals for agricultural workers' dwellings.556W
§ Mr. Gummer
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to a question from the hon. Member for South Shields (Dr. Clark) on 3 July at column493. I have nothing further to add.