§ Mr. Alex Carlile
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement regarding the future of ADAS in Wales; and if he will make a statement.235W
§ Mr. Redwood
My right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture announced the 1994–95 cost recovery targets and the associated restructuring of ADAS in reply to a question from the hon. Member for Birrningham, Hall Green (Mr. Hargreaves) on 25 February 1994,Official Report, columns 492–93. The agencys activities in Wales are being carried forward and its organisation adjusted in line with that. Detailed operational matters are the responsibility of the chief executive.
My right hon. Friend and I also announced on 22 September 1993 that a study of the future corporate status of ADAS is being undertaken. A further announcement will be made as soon as possible.