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May I press the hon. Lady further?
Obviously, crop yields vary according to the season and often farmers need to grow plenty to ensure that they can supply their contracts.
I was in the European Parliament for some time, and it strikes me that the way EU regulations are drafted makes the assumption that every
Would the hon. Lady rather give powers to the Secretary of State to complicate legislation or make it worse?
Of course, in the past when payments have been delayed, fines have been payable to the European Commission.
As a member of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, I can say that this is not just a problem in agriculture.
I want to raise one point with the Minister, which I hope he will be able to cover.
It is particularly difficult, because as I am down here doing this job, my wife is minding the farm, although I am the one who signs the