HC Deb 04 May 1971 vol 816 c315W
Mr. Cledwyn Hughes

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give the figures of cheese production for England and Wales for the year ending 31st March, 1971 and state how this compares with the previous year; and what was the figure for 1964.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

Cheese production in England and Wales was 11.8 per cent. higher in 1970–71 than in 1969–70. The figures are:

Year Ending 31st March '000 tons
1964 80
1970 93
1971 104