HC Deb 20 February 1935 vol 298 cc353-4W

asked the Minister of Agriculture the estimated quantities of milk, consumed as liquid milk, and bread consumed in England and Wales and Scotland, respectively, during the year 1934 or latest year for which figures are available?


The total quantity of milk sold for liquid use during the year ending 30th September, 1934, through the Milk Marketing Board was approximately 630 million gallons. This figure does not include the considerable quantity


The following table gives the information required:

of milk consumed in farm households or sold for liquid use by producers exempted from the Milk Marketing Scheme. I would refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland as to the consumption of liquid milk in Scotland. The latest information as to the consumption of bread relates to the year 1930 when it was estimated that the total censumi5tion of bakers' bread in Great Britain was approximately 1,650 million 4 lb. loaves. No separate estimate of consumption in England and Wales and Scotland, respectively, is available.

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