§ Q169. Mr. Marland
To ask the Prime Minister if she has received representations regarding the common agricultural policy.
§ The Prime Minister
The Government frequently receive representations about agricultural policy.
The United Kingdom agricultural industry is widely respected for its efficiency and competitiveness. It is well placed to benefit from the opportunities for fair competition which completion of the EC's single internal market will bring. And I was pleased at the royal show to pay tribute to the enormous contribution the agriculture industry and the thousands of individual farmers make to our national life.