HC Deb 10 December 1987 vol 124 cc257-8W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the total EEC expenditure on(a) cereals, (b) dairy products and (c) sheepmeat in each of the past three years; and what is the projected outturn for the current financial year.

Mr. MacGregor

The information requested is set out in the table below.

1985 1985 1986 11987
Cereals 1,650 2,310 3,391 5,023
Milk and milk products 5,442 5,933 5,406 26,298
Sheepmeat 434 502 617 704
1984—EAGGF financial reports.
1987—Estimate based on EC Commission statistics.
1 Estimate of total spend, which exceeds the 1987 budget. Expenditure in November and December 1987 will be met by member states who will be reimbursed from the 1988 budget.
2 Excludes costs of special disposal scheme for butter which will be spread over the budgets for the four years from 1989.