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Eggs (Imports)

Volume 888: debated on Tuesday 18 March 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if, in anticipation of his decision on the question of French egg imports, he will place an embargo on the movement into the United Kingdom of eggs produced in other countries which have unilateral financial or trade restrictive measures in force.

A unilateral embargo on trade, without adequate justification, would not be in the national interest.