HC Deb 04 November 1999 vol 337 cc328-9W
Miss Geraldine Smith

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he plans to take to improve the export market for lamb. [95758]

Ms Quin

Exports of sheepmeat remain close to historic levels. My fellow Ministers and I and overseas posts will ensure that we give British lamb a high profile wherever possible, but the promotion of exports is principally a matter for the industry itself.