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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 6:19 pm on 25th June 1996.

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Photo of Mr Nicholas Budgen Mr Nicholas Budgen , Wolverhampton South West 6:19 pm, 25th June 1996

Does the hon. Gentleman recall that, during that time, there were frequent recollections by hon. Members on both sides of the House that the regulations should not be stringently enforced against those abattoirs that were having to come to terms with new European regulations? If they had been stringently enforced, there would have been a frightful row from all the abattoir owners.