WEDNESDAY 15 MAY 2002
Mr David Curry, in the Chair
|Mr David Borrow||Mr Michael Jack
|Mrs Gillian Shephard
|Mr Colin Breed||David Lepper
|Mr Keith Simpson||Mr Mark Todd
|Patrick Hall||Phil Sawford
The Committee deliberated.
Ordered, That Mr Eric
Martlew be a member of the Illegal Meat Imports Sub-committee
when that Sub-committee is appointed.(The Chairman.)
Draft Special Report, proposed by the Chairman, brought
up and read the first and second time, and agreed to.
Resolved, That the Report
be the Sixth Special Report of the Committee to the House.
Ordered, That the Chairman
do make the Report to the House.
Ordered, That the Government's
response to the First Report of the Committee in Session 2001-2002
[The Impact of Foot and Mouth Disease] be appended to the Report.(The
Future of UK Agriculture: Rt Hon Margaret Beckett,
a Member of the House, Secretary of State, for Environment, Food
and Rural Affairs, was further examined and Lord Whitty, a Member
of the House of Lords, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
(Lords), and Mr Andy Lebrecht, Director General, Food, Farming
and Fisheries, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
[Adjourned till Wednesday 22 May at Ten o'clock.