HC Deb 15 June 1999 vol 333 cc123-4W
Mr. Gale

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) what proposals he has for public consultation relating to proposals to introduce a levy upon those providing outside catering facilities at(a) amateur and (b) professional sporting venues; [86972]

(2) what assessment his Department has carried out of the financial consequences for the sports concerned of the imposition of a levy on those providing outside catering at (a) amateur and (b) professional sporting venues. [86973]

Mr. Rooker

[holding answer 14 June 1999]As announced on 11 June, the Government have decided not to proceed with their proposals for a levy on food premises.