Topical Questions

Part of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – in the House of Commons on 10th March 2022.

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

There is a convention in the sheep meat sector that these international agreements are based on something called the carcass-weight equivalent. That does not always apply to beef. However, the special agricultural safeguard that operates from years 10 to 15 will be based on a carcass-weight equivalent mechanism.