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Intervention Stocks

Volume 124: debated on Thursday 10 December 1987

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what are the latest available figures by commodity for the total amounts of food taken into European Economic Community intervention by the United Kingdom Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce; and if he will break these figures down by region.

At 30 September 1987 intervention stocks in the United Kingdom were:

Tonnes
Scotland146·475
Northern Ireland557·752
Total1,040·829
B. Milk and milk products on which reimbursements were claimed as at 3 December 1987.
(Regional breakdown by location of charity claiming reimbursement)
Litres
Whole milk
England and Wales2,991,289·28
Scotland497,444·96
Northern Ireland1,409,501·07
Total4,898,235·31
Semi-skimmed milk
England and Wales228,154·38
Scotland551,279·04
Northern IrelandNil
Total779,433·42
CheeseKgs.
England and Wales7,397,786·42
Scotland1,427,402·56
Northern Ireland1,401,875·77
Total10,214,529·75
Concentrated butter
England and Wales81,777·93

Litres

Scotland3,360·00
Northern IrelandNil
Total85,137·93