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1996 - Mr Major’s Comments on the British Beef Ban

Below are extracts of Mr Major’s comments on the British beef ban, made outside 10, Downing Street on 15th May 1996.


PRIME MINISTER:

I think it's extremely important that we get the gelatine, tallow and semen ban lifted, I hope that will happen today.


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The commission have now decided to propose that the ban is lifted, so on that basis, I see no proper justification for our colleagues in Europe not agreeing with that.