HC Deb 08 January 2001 vol 360 cc454-6W
Mr. Yeo

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the progress of the prosecution of the French Government for its illegal ban on British beef. [144346]

Mr. Nick Brown

The progress of European Court of Justice Cases is a matter for the Court. The deadline for the French Rejoinder which follows the Commission Response to the French Defence was extended to 22 December 2000. This concluded the written part of the procedure.

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