§ David Wright
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what action her Department is taking to promote the production of free range eggs in the United Kingdom. 
§ Mr. Morley
The Department recognises the importance of free range egg systems both in terms of consumer demand and as part of a general policy on the 365W welfare of laying hens. However, the department is not currently involved in any direct promotion of free range eggs.