Thursday, 30 April 1998
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
The Minister was asked—
What assessment he has made of the impact on consumers of the current CAP reforms. 
What measures he is pursuing to promote the sale of British beef. 
What progress he is making on ending the export ban on British beef. 
What assessment he has made of the adequacy of the co-ordination between his Ministry and other relevant Departments on tree-planting initiatives. 
What steps he is taking to ensure that CAP reform increases job opportunities in rural areas. 
What assessment he has made of the EU Commission's proposals for national envelopes as part of the reform of the common agricultural policy. 
When he will provide agrimoney compensation for British farmers. 
The Attorney-General was asked—
If he will make a statement on the failed prosecution in Leicester Crown court on 20 January of those charged with assaulting Mr. Alan O'Connor. 
What responsibilities he has to ensure that criminal investigations are not unduly prolonged. 
What new proposals he has to increase the proportion of successful prosecutions of cases brought by the CPS; and if he will make a statement. 
(by private notice): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on recent developments in Kosovo.
May I ask the Leader of the House to make a statement on the business for next week?
[Relevant documents: European Community Document No. 7424/97, and the Explanatory Memorandum on that document submitted by HM Treasury on 30th May 1997, on the Annual Report of the European...
Motion made, and Question proposed,
Although my constituency is urban, it is surrounded by the beautiful Essex countryside. My constituents are very concerned that the Government should do everything possible to preserve the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Betts.]
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