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Fat Lamb Trade

Volume 974: debated on Thursday 29 November 1979

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied with the progress of the Commission towards a solution to the problems of fat lamb trade within the European Economic Community.

The Commission takes the view, as we do, that the French should not continue to defy Community law. It is the responsibility of the Commission to ensure compliance and it is

(tonnes)
Public InterventionAided Private StorageTotal
Butter297,140201,567498,707
Skimmed milk powder291,765291,765
Sugar(a)
Breadmaking wheat1,737,0901,737,090
Rye538,629538,629
Notes:
(a) Sugar eligible for storage refunds has not been included because refunds relate to an orderly marketing, rather than intervention buying and storage, measure.
(b) Commodities in short term seasonal surplus and those where the Community is a net importer are not included in the table.