HC Deb 05 March 1982 vol 19 cc270-1W
Mr. Spearing

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the common levy of the European Economic Community for the major foodstuffs in the manner of his reply of 1 December 1980, Official Report, column 77.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The following is the information requested for the United Kingdom as at 3 March 1982:

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The provisional tonnage and gross cost of foodstuffs purchased into intervention in 1981 was as follows:

Product Tonnes Cost£
Beef 14,730 23,111,165
Breadmaking wheat 37,265 4,443,981
Butter 602 1,154,849
Skimmed milk powder 27,792 22,773,001

No useful estimates can be made of net costs, which will depend on sales.

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