Glasshouse Industry

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th March 1983.

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Photo of Mr Peter Walker Mr Peter Walker , Worcester 12:00 am, 17th March 1983

The elimination of the Dutch growers preferential gas tariff on 1 April will strengthen the competitive position of our growers. Our industry is also benefiting from the fall in inflation and interest rates; in addition, recent changes in the sterling-guilder relationship will help, provided that costs are kept under control.