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Less Favoured Areas

Volume 958: debated on Thursday 16 November 1978

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied with the EEC definition of less favoured areas.

The EEC definition of less favoured areas and the aids authorised in them enabled us to continue with very little change our well tried and longstanding arrangements to assist hill farmers. This was a satisfactory outcome to several years of negotiations.