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Intervention Board (Expenditure)

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give details of the latest estimate he has made of expenditure in 1974–75 by the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce under the common market organisations of the EEC, together with comparable figures for the preceding year.

Following are the details of the latest estimates for the financial year 1974–75 together with comparable figures for the outturn in the financial year 1973–74.

EXPENDITURE BY THE INTERVENTION BOARD FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE
Latest estimate of outturn 1974–75Actual outturn 1973–74
£ million£ million
Cereals5·521·3
Beef and veal68·91·2
Pigmeat16·119·0
Sugar45·52·6
Herbage and field bean seeds1·41·4
Processed products16·79·7
Milk products36·429·5
Other2·00·9
TOTAL192·585·6