§ Mr. Canavan
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the current amount and value of surplus food stocks in (a) the United Kingdom and (b) the entire EEC.
§ Mr. Gummer
A note setting out the volume of intervention stocks in the United Kingdom and the European Community on the latest available dates is deposited in the Library of the House and is updated monthly. The most recent valuation of stocks in the United Kingdom is £1,367 million. EC stocks are valued once a year and the most recent valuation of Community stocks held on 30 November 1985 is £6,223 million.