HC Deb 21 April 1999 vol 329 c594W
Mr. Yeo

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he has discussed with representatives of the biotechnology industry the introduction of a voluntary three-year halt in the planting of herbicide tolerant genetically modified crops. [77683]

Mr. Nick Brown

[holding answer 19 March 1999]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Minister for the Environment on 19 March 1999, Official Report, columns 879–80.