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Food Standards - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 24 March 1999.


Members present:

Mr Kevin Barron, in the Chair

Dr Peter BrandMr Owen Paterson
Ms Sally KeebleRev Martin Smyth
Dr Stephen LadymanMr Robert Walter
Dr Lewis MoonieAudrey Wise
Mrs Diana Organ


Examination of Witnesses

MS JILL WORDLEY and MR ANTHONY ZACHARY, MAFF/DH Joint Food Safety and Standards Group, in attendance.

MS FRIEDA STACK, Deputy Parliamentary Secretary for the Co-operative Union, MR JOHN LONGWORTH, Trading Law and Technical Director, Tesco, and MS JANET NUNN, Director Food and Drink, British Retail Consortium, were examined.

Question Number

328 - 339

340 - 359

360 - 379

380 - 399

400 - 409

Examination of Witness

MR BOB ROBERTSON, Chairman, Agricultural Committee, Federation of Small Businesses, was examined.

Question Number

410 - 419

420 - 427

Examination of witnesses

MS SHEILA MCKECHNIE, Director, and MS JULIE SHEPPARD, Consumers' Association and MS HAZEL PHILLIPS, Senior Parliamentary Officer, and MS JILL JOHNSTONE, Head of Policy, National Consumer Council, were examined.

Question Number

428 - 439

440 - 459

460 - 469

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