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Milk Quotas

Volume 80: debated on Friday 14 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he has any further proposals for investigating the effect in Wales of the introduction of dairy quotas, in cases of fanners who are still suffering severe financial hardship.

I am already fully aware of the effect which the introduction of milk quotas have caused for some producers in Wales. However re-allocation of quota under the outgoers' scheme has enabled us to restore small producers to their 1983 levels of production and make exceptional hardship awards in full for 1985–86.