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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 7:09 pm on 25th June 1996.

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Photo of Mr Jerry Wiggin Mr Jerry Wiggin , Weston-Super-Mare 7:09 pm, 25th June 1996

I am sorry, but I have very little time. I am fated always to speak when there is a 10-minute rule. I hope the hon. Gentleman will forgive me if I do not give way.

This morning, I received—as did some of my hon. Friends—a letter from the NFU that states: The NFU welcomes the fact that the Prime Minister has now indicated that he anticipates that the ban on the export of British beef products (including exports to non-EU countries, but apart from meat from over 30 month cattle) could be raised by November of this year.