§ Dr. Strang
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what arrangements are currently in place for the administration of the milk quota in Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. Hanley
The Department of Agriculture for Northern Ireland is responsible for the administration of milk quotas in Northern Ireland. Certain functions are currently performed on its behalf by the Milk Marketing Board for Northern Ireland on an agency basis. The Intervention Board executive agency also performs certain milk quota functions on a United Kingdom basis.