HC Deb 27 April 1982 vol 22 cc225-6W
Mr. Body

asked Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what, in percentage terms, is the degree of self-sufficiency which the European Economic Community has in respect of each of the following: wheat, barley, oats, maize, beef, pork, sugar, poultry, milk, butter and skimmed milk powder.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The information is as follows:

Average of three years 1977–78 to 1979–80
Per cent.
Wheat 108
Barley 112
Oats 98
Maize 60
Beef 100
Pork 100
Sugar 124
Poultry 105
Milk* 100
Butter 114
Skimmed milk powder 111

Note:* Fresh milk products (excluding cream).

Source: Agricultural Situation in the Community, 1981 Report, Commission of the European Communities.