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17m pounds package to compensate egg producers

Title
17m pounds package to compensate egg producers
Genre
Interview
TX Date
20 Dec 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:02:08
Description
Interview with Conservative MP, Paul Marland, who successfully led the campaign for the removal of Edwina Currie as junior health minister, on the Government’s compensation package to help Britain’s egg industry following the salmonella scare. He says the 17 million pound programme to buy up 400 million unwanted eggs and pay for the culling of up to 4 million hens will go some way towards alleviating the crisis in the industry. Male interviewer not identified. Broadcast on the LBC AM programme.
Contributors
Paul Marland
Keywords
Government; Agriculture; Farming; Conservative Party; Compensation; Safety; Food; Ministers; Food safety; Eggs; Edwina Currie; Salmonella; Poultry farming; Poultry industry

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