HC Deb 24 April 1958 vol 586 cc87-8W
Sir A. Bossom

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT the total amount from all sources received by the Exchequer from, or contributed by, the Exchequer to each of the nationalised industries in the last year for which complete figures are available.

Mr. Maudling

The figures for the financial year 1957–58 are

(2) what percentage of total butter consumption was home made in the years 1955, 1956, and 1957.

Mr. Godber

Commonwealth countries provided 64 per cent., 66 per cent. and 59 per cent. of our total butter imports in 1955, 1956 and 1957 respectively. Home production in those years provided 5 per cent., 7 per cent. and 9 per cent. of our total butter supplies.

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