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OP 41-07/08 Marshalled


Item 4: Order Paper 41 07/08 – 3 March 2008

Private Members’ Business - Motions

Motion - Grain Scarcity

That this Assembly notes with concern the scarcity of grain within Europe, which is having a detrimental effect on the profits of the production sector, as a result of higher grain prices; and calls on the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to provide intervention support to the intensive production sector that relies upon grain.

[Mr G Savage]
[Mr T Elliott]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment(s) for debate:

Amendment 1: At end insert:

‘, and to lobby the European Union on the approval of new biotech varieties.’

[Mr A Bresland]
[Dr W McCrea]