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Home-Produced Meat

Volume 35: debated on Wednesday 19 January 1983

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what percentages of beef, lamb, pork and poultry, respectively, sold in the United Kingdom retail trade through 1982 were home-produced; and how those percentages compare with 20 years ago.

The information is not available in the form requested. Total home production expressed as a percentage of total new supply for the years 1963 and 1980 is as follows:

per cent.per cent.
Beef and Veal7391
Mutton and Lamb4367
Bacon and Ham3641
Information is not available for the years before 1963. Information for 1981 and 1982 will be included in the annual review of agriculture 1983 White Paper which will be published shortly.