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Milk: Prices

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the change in the average farmgate price for milk in each year since 1997. (264678)

The average milk farm-gate price since 1997 can be found in the following table:

Farm-gate price (pence per litre)

1997

21.96

1998

19.26

1999

18.31

2000

16.92

2001

19.25

2002

17.05

2003

18.01

2004

18.45

2005

18.46

2006

17.94

2007

20.66

2008

25.91