Common Agricultural Policy

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th July 1993.

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Photo of George Howarth George Howarth Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 12:00 am, 8th July 1993

Given that the Minister conceded earlier that the scheme costs £18 per family in Britain and as the CAP serves the interests of neither agriculture nor the consumer, is it not time that she stopped merely talking about it and took some action to get rid of that obscenity of a policy which suits no one, least of all Britain?