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Biotechnology (Spinks Report)

Volume 978: debated on Wednesday 13 February 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if, in the light of the Spinks report, he will raise with his colleagues on the EEC Council of Agriculture Ministers the need to introduce cheaper and improved products of biotechnology, notwithstanding the interests of existing industrial and agricultural producers, in the formulation of any EEC policy on agrochemicals.

The Government will consider the report's recommendations when it is received.