HC Deb 28 March 1974 vol 871 c173W
Mr. Edwin Wainwright

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many tons of wheat were produced in the United Kingdom for the years 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973, respectively; and how many tons, in each year, were denatured.

Mr. Buchan

Estimated United Kingdom wheat production in the years 1970–73, was as follows:

million tons
1970 4.169
1971 4.739
1972 4.704
1973 4.932

Claims for denaturing premium were paid on 2.4 million tons of wheat in 1973, none in preceding years.