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Sugar Beet

Volume 22: debated on Wednesday 28 April 1982

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, further to his reply dated 25 March, Official Report, c. 409, concerning the price of beet sugar, whether he will publish the amount of the storage levy in each year and indicate which figures include the levy and which do not.

The information requested is as follows:

Marketing YearsStorage levy £ per tonne
6·73 (April 1974)
1974–756·24 (July 1974)
5·54 (August 1974)
4·62 (from September 1974)

Note: The conversion into sterling has been made at the representative rate applicable on 1 July each year except where otherwise indicated.

As indicated in note (1) to part (b) of my reply of 25 March—[Vol. 20, c. 409.]—all prices listed included the storage levy.