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Intervention Stocks

Volume 21: debated on Monday 29 March 1982

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish a table showing the total amounts of various foodstuffs which were destroyed or otherwise disposed of under the arrangements made by the Intervention Board in the most recent annual period for which figures are available.

[pursuant to his reply, 24 March 1982, c. 205]: The provisional totals for 1981 are as follows:

Tonnes
Commodity
DestroyedOtherwise disposed of
BeefNIL26,689
ButterNIL19,722
Skimmed milk powderNIL505
Breadmaking wheatNIL48,897
Apples12,6363,802
Pears13644
Tomatoes5NIL
Fish1,29748,045
Total14,074147,704