§ Mr. Tim Renton
asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection whether she will make an estimate of the total cost in the financial year 1974–75 of the food subsidies already announced.
§ Mr. Maclennan
The estimated cost of the subsidies on milk, butter, bread and cheese in 1974–75 is about £395 million. There will be an additional cost for the subsidy on household flour, details of which have yet to be announced.