asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give details of the latest estimate he has made of expenditure in 1977–78 by the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce under Common Market organisations of the EEC, together with comparable figures for the preceding year.
Following are details of the latest estimates for the financial year 1977–78, together with comparable figures for the outturn in the financial year 1976–77:
|EXPENDITURE BY THE INTERVENTION BOARD FOR AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE|
|Latest estimate of Outturn 1977–78||Actual Outturn 1976–77|
|Beef and veal||9·4||16·3|
|Herbage and field bean seeds||1·4||1·2|