§ Mr. Teddy Taylor
To ask the Prime Minister on what basis the Council estimated that cereal production in the European Economic Community would reach the level of 168 million tonnes in the current year, as set out in her statement of 15 February,Official Report, column 705; and what information was supplied to the Council about actual cereal production in the European Economic Community in each of the previous four years, respectively.
§ The Prime Minister
The EC Commission provides all member states with details of Community cereals production for previous harvests and trend projections for future harvests.
The figures are as follows:
million tonnes 1984 173.2 1985 160.5 1986 154.3 1987 1153.1 1988 2167.7 1989 2171.0 1990 2174.4 1991 2177.5 1 Estimate 2 Trend projection