§ Mr. Leadbitter
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many egg producers have gone out of business during the last 12 months; and if he will publish the price increases of all grades of eggs in that period.
§ Mrs. Fenner
I regret that the information requested in the first part of the hon. Member's Question is not available. The average price increases for eggs in the last 12 months are as follows (in pence per dozen): —
Large Standard Medium White eggs +21.5 +22.0 +21.8 Brown eggs +18.6 +20.0 +19.2
No figures are available for small or extra-small eggs.