§ Mr. Bernie Grant
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how Her Majesty's Government intend to safeguard the employment prospects of employees in the sugar industry in the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Donald Thompson
We are seeking to ensure that the interests of the United Kingdom sugar industry are fully protected in the current review of the Community's sugar regime in the Council of Ministers. We are also pressing for measures to place the cane refining margin on a more satisfactory basis.