HC Deb 09 November 1999 vol 337 c510W
Miss Begg

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the steps being taken by the United Kingdom Government to improve food safety in Scotland. [96369]

Mr. Wilson

The UK Government are working with the devolved authorities to implement a UK-wide Food Standards Agency. Food safety is a devolved matter and the Agency will provide, through its Scottish arm, advice to the Scottish Executive.