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Food Prices

Volume 931: debated on Monday 9 May 1977

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what, from international sources available to him, was the price to the consumer in £ sterling of the following basic foods: (a) a pound of bread, (b) half a pound of butter, (c) a kilo of sugar and (d) a pound of pork chops in the United Kingdom, Norway,

White Bread £ per 1 lb.Butter £ per ½ lb.Sugar £ per 1 kg.Pork Chops £ per 1 lb.
United Kingdom (London)0·120·280·260·82
France (Paris)0·400·420·301·12*
West Germany (Bonn)0·170·440·391·50
U.S.A. (Washington)0·300·380·301·20
Australia (Canberra)0·220·250·200·96
* This figure relates to February, and has been obtained from "Bulletin mensuel de statistique" for March 1977.