HC Deb 04 July 1983 vol 45 cc46-7W
Mr. Teddy Taylor

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food by what percentage average United Kingdom consumption per head of butter, beef, cheese and milk has increased or decreased since 1973.

Mr. MacGregor

The most up-to-date comparisons are provided by the national food survey which relates to household food consumption in Great Britain. This indicates the following percentage changes, between 1973 and 1982, in average per capita consumption:

per cent.
Butter -40
Beef and veal +12
Cheese +1
Liquid milk (full price) -16