§ Mr. Hoyle
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions she has had with her counterparts in the(a) Scottish Executive and (b) National Assembly for Wales about the promotion of sales of (i) beef and (ii) lamb; and what assessment she has made of the level of spending on promotion in (A) Scotland and (B) Wales. 
§ Alun Michael
No specific discussions have been held nor assessments made. The promotion of beef and lamb in Scotland and Wales is a matter for their industries representative bodies who receive proportionate funding from the Meat and Livestock Commission levy.