HC Deb 19 December 1975 vol 902 c895W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what was the percentage increase in the rate of consumption of butter between the time of formulation of the original 1975–76 Civil Estimates and the latest Supplementary Estimates.

Mr. Maclennan

The original Estimates were based upon a forecast of butter consumption in the current financial year. This has now been revised upwards by about 9 per cent.

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