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Volume 268: debated on Tuesday 12 December 1995

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what plans he has to ban the herbicide bentazole; and if he will make a statement. [5147]

[holding answer 11 December 1995]: There is no pesticide or pesticide active ingredient by the name of bentazole approved in the United Kingdom. The Government have no plans to ban the approved herbicide active ingredient bentazone.