HC Deb 20 January 1942 vol 377 c211W
Mr. Lambert

asked the Minister of Agriculture how much milk was produced in England and Wales in the years 1938, 1939, 1940 and 1941; and how much was sold in liquid form in each year, with similar figures, if available, for the month of December in each year?

Mr. Hudson

The information asked for as regards the years 1938 and 1939 is as follows:—

1938 1939
mil. gals. mil. gals.
Total milk sales 1,077 1,123
Total liquid sales 757 760
Total Sales December 78 77
Liquid Sales December 64 63

Statistics relating to milk production and utilisation since the outbreak of war are not available for publication, but I would refer the hon. Member to an estimate of the milk supply situation which I gave in the House on the 19th November last in the course of the Debate on the Address.

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