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Cereal Production

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what measures have been taken to curb excess production of cereals in the European Economic Community in 1986.

The changes in the cereals regime agreed at the 1986 price fixing reduced the effective level of support to producers by restricting the availability of intervention, tightening intervention quality standards and introducing a 3 per cent. co-responsibility levy.