§ 33. Mr. Shepherd
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the level of milk production in 1974; if he will compare this with 1973 and 1972; and what was the level of liquid milk consumption in those three years and the level of United Kingdom production of butter in those years.
§ Mr. Bishop:
The details are as follows:
1972 1973 1974 Total sales through the Milk Marketing Schemes (million gallons) 2,906 2,963 2,881 Sales of milk for liquid consumption through the Milk Marketing Schemes(million gallons) 1,629 1,655 1,694 Domestic butter production('000 tons) 94 95 52