HC Deb 01 July 1996 vol 280 c358W
Mr. Martyn Jones

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make it his policy to support sustainable agriculture policies in international meetings this year with particular reference to the Food and Agriculture Organisation international undertaking, the World Trade Organisation and the convention on biological diversity; and if he will make a statement. [33352]

Mr. Boswell

The Department is already fully committed to the principles of sustainable development, in line with the Government's strategy for sustainable development which was published in 1994. This commitment extends to international forums where such issues are discussed.