§ Mr. Maclean
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when he last met the Food and Drink Federation; and what issues were discussed. 
§ Mr. Morley
My right hon. Friend the Minister met the Director General of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) for an introductory meeting on 3 August when discussions covered Genetically Modified Organisms and the Food Standards Agency. Since then he has had frequent contact with FDF on a wide range of issues. He is to be principal guest speaker at the FDF President's Dinner on 4 March.