§ Mr. Bernie Grant
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is Her Majesty's Government's policy towards trade preferences for Caribbean bananas after 1992.
§ Mr. Curry
The European Commission is currently considering the arrangements to apply to bananas post-1992 but has not yet come forward with proposals. We are encouraging the Commission and other member states to ensure that any new arrangements fulfil our commitments to Commonwealth Caribbean suppliers and that they take account of consumer interests, trade policy considerations and the competition and efficiency objectives of the single market initiative.321W
§ Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what are the minimum acceptable specifications for the perimeter guard fences of mink farms.