§ Mrs. Ray Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for Secretary of State for Scotland what is his estimate of the total number of food premises in Scotland which will be liable for the proposed Food Standars Agency Levy. 
§ Mr. Galbraith
The estimated number of premises in Scotland liable for the proposed Food Standards Agency levy is approximately 46,000.
From 1 July 1999, this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.