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Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 9:40 pm on 25th June 1996.

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Photo of Mr Paul Tyler Mr Paul Tyler , North Cornwall 9:40 pm, 25th June 1996

I am grateful to the Minister for giving way in her customary polite fashion. If the Minister of Agriculture and the hon. Lady's colleague have done such a wonderful job, why did the Prime Minister decide to appoint the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster to take charge of the 30-month cull and the Foreign Secretary to take over the leadership of the negotiations in Europe?