HC Deb 02 December 1982 vol 33 c289W
19. Mr. Colin Shepherd

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many tonnes of barley have been accepted for intervention in the United Kingdom in the current season; and what are the comparable figures for the last two years.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

Between 1 August and 30 November this year 1,032,000 tonnes of barley were accepted for delivery into intervention stores in the United Kingdom. The corresponding figures for 1980 and 1981 were 462,000 and 270,000 tonnes respectively.