HC Deb 19 May 2003 vol 405 c577W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence where beef for consumption by(a) the Army, (b) the airforce, (c) the Navy and (d) the marines is reared and produced. [114158]

Mr. Ingram

The latest percentages for the beef purchased is: 55 per cent, reared and produced in Britain, 21 per cent. Australia, 18 per cent. Brazil, 4 per cent. Uruguay and 2 per cent. New Zealand. There is no differentiation between the single services.

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