HC Deb 06 November 1978 vol 957 c88W
Mr. Dykes

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the EEC Commission's proposal to sell off surplus butter in the form of butter concentrate.

Mr. Bishop

Under the terms of Commission regulation—EEC—No. 649/78 of 31st March 1978 butter in intervention storage or held under the private aided storage scheme may be made available for processing into concentrated butter for cooking at a subsidy equivalent to £894.23 per tonne. These arrangements, which form part of the Commission's surplus disposal measures, are applicable in the United Kingdom.

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