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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 5:29 pm on 25th June 1996.

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Photo of Mr Christopher Gill Mr Christopher Gill , Ludlow 5:29 pm, 25th June 1996

Further to the answer that my hon. Friend just gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Central Suffolk (Mr. Lord), will he give careful consideration to the marketers of clean heifers, who are now finding it very hard to get them into abattoirs because of the difficulty of proving their age? Abattoirs prefer to take steers, whose cattle identification documents give proof of age.