§ 27. Mr. Kinnock
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much has been spent by the Intervention Board in the current year on acquiring stocks of food and payments to traders to hold stocks off the market.
§ Mr. Anthony Stodart
Up to 30th November £16,228,000 had been spent on intervention buying, £2,592,000 on aids to private storage and £441 in compensation to producer groups.