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Part of Prayers – in the House of Commons at 4:09 pm on 8th November 1990.

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Photo of Quentin Davies Quentin Davies , Stamford and Spalding 4:09 pm, 8th November 1990

Many farmers in Lincolnshire bravely accept the necessity for cuts of 30 per cent. in agricultural support levels in the Community if agreement is to be reached in the current GATT round, but that necessity is a cruel one for many farmers and their families. There is a real crisis of confidence; may I therefore ask my right hon. Friend to find an early stage in this Session when we can debate the grave prospects facing agriculture, so that they can be fully understood by both Parliament and people?