§ Mr. Winterton
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether aids for the private storage of beef are to be introduced under the EEC régime for beef.
§ Mr. Godber
Yes. The Community is introducing a limited system of tendering for such storage aids to supplement measures to help strengthen Community beef markets. The closing date for offers is 11 a.m., Thursday 7th February. For the United Kingdom, the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce will be administering the arrangements and is announcing details today.