§ 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 47W 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