HC Deb 28 June 2001 vol 370 cc178-9W
30. Hywel Williams

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions she has had with the National Assembly for Wales about the reopening of the livestock markets in Wales. [609]

Margaret Beckett

I shall shortly be meeting Ministers from the devolved Administrations. My officials are in ongoing contact with the National Assembly's Agriculture and Rural Developments on a wide range of foot and mouth disease issues, including their impact of the disease on the livestock and related sectors.