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Less-Favoured Areas

Volume 180: debated on Tuesday 13 November 1990

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the parishes and the counties in which they are located which have just been designated as less-favoured areas.

The extension to our less-favoured area has cleared an important hurdle. That is acceptance by the committee on agricultural structures and rural development, but it has not yet been formally designated by the EC Commission. As soon as this designation has been notified to my Department I will inform the House.