Food Manufacturing (Foot and Mouth)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5 April 2001.

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Photo of Betty Williams Betty Williams Labour, Conwy 12:00, 5 April 2001

I thank my right hon. Friend for that answer. Will he confirm that many more people are employed in the food manufacturing industry than in farming? Will he assure the House that serious attention is being given to food manufacturers, especially those who rely on export markets?