31 July 1997

A CABINET battle is thought to be brewing over plans to push for Northern Ireland to be the first region to win exemption from the European Unions ban on UK beef exports.

A CABINET battle is thought to be brewing over plans to push for Northern Ireland to be the first region to win exemption from the European Unions ban on UK beef exports. Agriculture minister Dr Jack Cunningham risks incurring the wrath of cabinet members representing Scotland and Wales.