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Milk Levy

Volume 21: debated on Friday 2 April 1982

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what percentage of United Kingdom milk producers would attract the lower rate of levy proposed under the principle of progressivity suggested by the European Economic Community for modulation of the milk levy.

Under the Commission's proposal, all producers would pay the reduced rate of levy

Common Wheat64·159·849·843·638·1
Skimmed milk powderN.A.91·190·664·947·4

Notes: Simple average of daily common levies as a percentage of: Common Wheat—reference price for wheat of minimum breadmaking quality.

Barley—Intervention price.

Maize—Intervention price.

on their first 60,000 kg of milk. However, it is estimated that about 83 per cent. of United Kingdom producers would continue to pay the full rate of levy, compared with about 27 per cent. in the Community as a whole.