§ Mr. Hastings
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what total butter subsidy he expects to obtain from the current EEC negotiations.
§ Mr. Strang
The Community has now agreed to pay the full cost of a subsidy on Community butter of up to £187.96 per tonne in the United Kingdom from 1st May and £190.73 per tonne from 16th September to the end of March 1978. It has also been agreed that the subsidy will continue until the end of December 1978 at a rate to be determined.