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Agricultural Marketing

Volume 31: debated on Thursday 4 November 1982

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Mr. Peter Walker, supported by Mr. Secretary Prior, Mr. Secretary Younger, Mr. Secretary Edwards, Mr. Leon Brittan, Mr. Alick Buchanan-Smith, Mr. Peter Rees and Mrs. Peggy Fenner, presented a Bill to establish a body corporate to be known as Food from Britain to improve the marketing of food produced or processed in the United Kingdom and of other agricultural produce of the United Kingdom; to transfer to Food from Britain the functions of the Central Council for Agricultural and Horticultural Co-operation and to dissolve the Central Council; to enable certain other marketing organisations to make contributions to Food from Britain; and to repeal section 61(9) of the Agriculture Act 1967; And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed [Bill 7].