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Liquid Skimmed Milk

Volume 78: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1985

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much liquid skimmed milk was subsidised for use as stockfeed in the past year in the United Kingdom; and what was the cost of the subsidies involved.

Latest estimates of production* and consumption of selected agricultural commodities
'000 tonnes
CommodityPeriodEC-10United Kingdom
ProductionConsumptionProductionConsumption
Common wheat1984–8570,09846,56914,74610,350
Barley1984–8544,14633,56111,0996,492
Sugar (white equivalent)1984–85‡12,5029,5001,3252,285
Butter19832,2971,565242316
Skimmed milk powder19832,4951,870302132
Eggs19833,9503,832738757
Beef and veal19847,5006,8001,1071,217
* Usable or gross indigenous production.
† Domestic uses, excluding intervention stocks.
‡ On the basis of October/September period, except Italy and Greece where August/July period applies.

Sources:

EC Commission; EUROSTAT.