§ Dr. Strang
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is her latest estimate of the total tonnage of each commodity held in intervention stocks in the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
[holding answer 21 July 1994]: Responsibility for this matter is delegated to the intervention board executive agency and I have asked the chief executive to reply to the hon. gentleman direct.143W
Letter from Guy Stapleton to Mr. Gavin Strang, dated 17 October 1994:The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food has asked me to reply to your Parliamentary Question about current intervention stocks in the United Kingdom, as the matter is within my operational responsibility.The disposable stocks in intervention at 16 July were:
Tonnes Beef: 47,173 Cereals: Barley 1,291,193 Feedwheat 38,396 Common Wheat 3,290 Rye — Total Cereals 1,332,879 Butter: 5,389 Skimmed Mild Powder 6,406