§ Mr. Canavan
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what subject he discussed at his last meeting with representatives of the Scotch whisky industry.
§ Mr. Curry
My hon. Friends the Minister of State and the Parliamentary Secretary met representatives of the Scotch Whisky Association at separate meetings on 22 November 1988. Among the issues discussed were the current state of the negotiations on the European Community's spirit drinks regulation and improving the competitive position for the industry in Japan.