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Departmental Food

Volume 502: debated on Monday 7 December 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what estimate he has made of the proportion of (a) lamb, (b) beef, (c) chicken, (d) pork, (e) turkey, (f) other meats, (g) vegetables and (h) fruit procured by his Department that was produced in the UK in the latest period for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement. (300175)

The Department for Transport contributes annually towards the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) Procurement of Food and Catering Services Report which can be found at:

The report gives details of the proportion of domestically produced meat, fruit and vegetable purchased. The figures for 2008-09 will be published by DEFRA at the end of 2009.