§ Mr. David Porter
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the progress of draft European Community Fish Hygiene Regulations Com (89) 645; and what steps he is proposing to take to assist fish markets to adapt to them.310W
§ Mr. Curry
Discussions on these measures in a Council working group began in July and are continuing. Grant aid will continue to be available through a range of national and EC schemes to assist improvements in certain market and port facilities, including projects designed to raise hygiene standards.