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Genetically Modified Maize

Volume 300: debated on Wednesday 12 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will make a statement on (a) the position taken by his officials and (b) the outcome of proceedings at the meeting of the Article 21 Committee, in Brussels, on 5 November, with respect to Austria' a prohibition of genetically modified maize under Article 16 of Directive 90/220 EEC. [15473]

I refer the hon. Member to my response to the hon. Member for Lancaster and Wyre (Mr. Dawson) on 6 November 1997, Official Report, column 281.