HC Deb 10 February 1972 vol 830 cc445-6W
Mr. Concannon

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many convictions there have been under Section 14(1) of the Agriculture (Safety, Health and Welfare Provisions) Act, 1956; and how many of these convictions resulted in the maximum fine of £50.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

Up to 31st December, 1971, there had been 2,946 convictions on prosecutions brought by my Department or notified by the police. Seven of these attracted the maximum fine.

his possession of the per capita consumption of liquid milk, cream, butter and cheese.

Mr. Prior

The International Dairy Federation has recently published figures for 1969. These are included in the January issue of theDairy Mirror I and am placing a copy in the Library. Figures for consumption from other sources for 1970 are set out below; those for cream are not strictly comparable. Results for 1971 are not yet available.

Source: Commonwealth Secretariat.