§ Mr. Bishop
The latest available information is as follows:
Commodity % Self Sufficiency (a)(b) Beef and veal 99 Pigmeat (c) 99 Poultrymeat 104 Common Wheat 101 Barley 103 Potatoes (d) 101 Eggs 100 Sugar 102 Whole milk (e) 100 Butter 107 Cheese 101
(a) This information is based on statistics produced by the Statistical Office of the European Communities.
(b) The figures given represent the percentage that home production forms of total domestic utilisation. They relate to the crop year 1975–76, or the calendar year 1976, as appropriate, except where specified, and are the latest available.
(c) Separate figures for pork and bacon are not available.
(d) This figure refers to early and maincrop potatoes, and relates to the crop year 1974–75 which is the norm; the crop years 1975–76 having been unduly affected by weather conditions.
(e) This figure relates to the year 1975