§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what matters were discussed, what decisions taken, and what votes were taken, at the Agriculture Council in Brussels on 19 to 20 September.
§ Mr. Jack
The Agriculture Council on 19–20 September, at which the United Kingdom was represented by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food discussed the welfare of animals in transit, agricultural structures policy and reforms of the wine and fruit and vegetables régimes. There were also brief discussions under any other business of a French memorandum on the future of European agriculture, inspection costs in the plant health sector and transport aid for Greek fruit and vegetable producers. No decisions were made nor votes taken.