HC Deb 27 January 1998 vol 305 cc215-6W
Mr. Kirkwood

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he proposes to take to consult livestock interests about the need to restructure; and if he will make special arrangements to consider the needs of livestock producers in less favoured areas. [25242]

Mr. Rooker

[holding answer 26 January 1998]: Detailed plans for this initiative are under consideration, but livestock interests will be fully consulted as soon as possible. As always, we will take due account of the interests of less favoured area producers.