§ Mr. Walters
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the per capita milk consumption of the United Kingdom in the last year which figures are available; and what are the comparable figures in other European Economic Community countries.
§ Mr. Donald Thompson
Estimates of per capita consumption of liquid milk for nine member states are published by the Milk Marketing Board in "EEC Dairy Facts and Figures, 1986". The latest published figures for 1985 are as follows:
Consumption of Liquid Milk in EC Member States1 kg/head Germany 71.5 France 82.8 Italy 277.7 Netherlands 93.7 Belgium 75.9 Luxembourg 83.6 United Kingdom 126.7 Irish Republic 190.5 Denmark 130.2 1 Excluding Spain, Portugal and Greece 2 Estimate
Source: EEC Dairy Facts and Figures 1986, Milk Marketing Board.