HC Deb 22 January 1998 vol 304 c670W
16. Mr. Drew

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the future of milk quotas. [22317]

Mr. Morley

Current legal authority for the milk quota system is due to expire at the end of March 2000. We are pressing for reform of the dairy regime in Brussels to help our industry compete effectively on world markets. Detailed legislative proposals are expected from the Commission in March this year and these will be the subject of careful scrutiny and negotiation.

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