To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the names of the members, and the organisations they represent, of the joint consultative committee of the Potato Marketing Board.
Membership of the committee is as follows:
|Sir Michael Franklin KCB, CMG||Independent Chairman|
|Mrs. M. Barnett||PMB Consumers Liaison Committee|
|Mrs. H. Millar||National Consumer Council|
|Mr. L. G. Price||Retail Fruit Trade Federation|
|Mr. R. Murdy||British Retailers Association|
|Mr. R. Newborough||Produce Packaging and Marketing Association|
|Mr. J. McArthur||Scottish Potato Trades Association|
|Mr. K. G. Axworthy||National Federation of Fish Friers|
|Mr. T. Charlesworth||Potato processors Association|
|Mr. C. M. A. McCarthy|
|Mr. C. W. Login||National Joint Council of British Potato and Vegetable Merchants Association|
|Mr. R. Pooley||Federation of Agriculture Co-operatives UK|
|Mr. J. Arbuckle||National Farmers Union of Scotland|
|Mr. D. J. T. Piccaver||National Farmers Union of England and Wales|
|Mr. J. H. Gittins|
|Mr. D. B. Sinclair||Potato Marketing Board|
|Mr. F. C. Newbold|
|Mr. C. A. Strawson|
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will refer back to the Potato Marketing Board the proposed amendments to the existing potato marketing scheme.
No. The board's proposals were duly submitted to me after full consultation with the industry, and will be implemented soon.