HC Deb 21 May 1982 vol 24 c209W
Mr. Proctor

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) if he will estimate the difference in cost to the United Kingdom between the proposals approved by the majority of Agriculture Ministers of the European Economic Community and the alternative British proposals in the farm price review of 1982; and if he will make a statement;

(2) if he will estimate the approximate cost to the consumer of the proposals approved by a majority of European Economic Community Agriculture Ministers in the farm price review of 1982; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Peter Walker

I refer my hon. Friend to the statement I made on 19 May.

Quantities of Fruit and Vegetables Withdrawn—1980–81 Marketing Years
Belgium Germany Greece France Ireland Italy Netherlands
(a) Cauliflowers 193 883 7,398 3,663
(b) Tomatoes 74 1 3,657 105 69,284 5,754
(c) Peaches 14,741 40,879
(c) Pears 7,425 178 12,283 139,040 3,813
(d) Apples 52,704 34,513 12,615 178,828 879 159,939 53,916
(a) Grapes (Table) 530
(d) Mandarins 53,025
(e) Oranges 564 100,527
(c) Lemons 21,755


(a) May 1980–April 1981

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