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Intervention Food Stores

Volume 35: debated on Monday 17 January 1983

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what amounts of foodstuffs produced by farmers in Tayside have been placed in European Economic Community intervention food stores in Scotland and elsewhere in the United Kingdom; and if he will provide a breakdown per item.

The information available cannot be related to food produced in Tayside. The quantities of food held in intervention stores in Scotland, on 31 December 1982, are given in the following table. This food could have been produced anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Quantity (tonnes)
Skimmed milk powder2,480
Breadmaking wheat1,081