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Lamb And Mutton

Volume 13: debated on Monday 16 November 1981

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much lamb and mutton is currently consumed per head of population in the United Kingdom; and what were the corresponding figures for the last five years.

The latest information available is for 1980. The following table sets out the information requested for the years 1975–1980.

Mutton and Lamb Consumption in the United Kingdom 1975–1980*
Yearkg per head per annum
19758·3
19767·6
19777·0
19787·0
19797·1
19807·5
* Estimate of total supplies moving into human consumption in the United Kingdom.