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Cereals

Volume 128: debated on Thursday 25 February 1988

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list, for each member state of the European Community, the yield of cereals in the harvest year 1986–87, the tonnage liable to co-responsibility levy and the proportion of levy paid to date.

[holding answer 23 February 1988]: The most recent figures available for production and the tonnage on which co-responsibility levy has been collected for the 1986–87 Community harvest are as follows. Information is not available on the tonnage liable to the co-responsibility levy.

Member state1Production million tonnesTonnage on which levy collected by 31 July 1987 for transactions to 30 June 1987
Belgium2·33·2
Denmark8·01·7
West Germany25·611·5
Greece5·20·9
Spain16·04·5
France50·114·8
Ireland1·80·9
Italy17·86·3

Member state

1

Production million tones

Tonnage on which levy collected by 31 July 1987 for transactions to 30 June 1987

Luxembourg0·10·1
Netherlands1·32·7
United Kingdom24·5

211·7

1 Portugal does not yet implement the EC cereals regime.

2 Up to 31 December 1987 levy had been collected on 13·4 million tonnes in respect of the 1986–87 harvest.