Post-Chernobyl Restricted Land

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Wales – in the House of Commons at 1:47 pm on 21st January 1998.

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Photo of Elfyn Llwyd Elfyn Llwyd Opposition Whip (Commons), Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government), Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), Shadow Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) 1:47 pm, 21st January 1998

My constituency was probably the worst affected by the Chernobyl fallout of any in the United Kingdom. That was largely because of the inactivity of the Ukrainian authorities. How does the Minister square that with the fact that the same hill farmers are now in a dire state due to the inactivity of his Government?