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Common Agricultural Policy

Volume 932: debated on Thursday 19 May 1977

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8.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will adopt it as his policy, and so inform the EEC Agricultural Ministers, that unless the common agricultural policy is scrapped within 12 months, he will unilaterally seek to institute the system of deficiency payments in the United Kingdom which formerly obtained.

My policy is to seek such amendments and improvements in the common agricultural policy as will ensure that it is better suited to our interests and those of the enlarged Community as a whole.

18.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on progress in the review of the CAP system.

27.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress he has made in the fundamental reform of the common agricultural policy since he assumed office as Minister.

During the debate on 11th May I explained in some detail my policy on improving the CAP and what we have achieved.