§ Mr. Teddy Taylor
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the total amount spent on export subsidies for food to third countries by the nations of the European Community over the past three years; and if he will express the total as a sum per day.
§ Mr. Peter Walker
Community expenditure on export refunds over the past three years has been as follows:
Total annual expenditure Approximate daily expenditure mecu £ million mecu £ million 1980 5,452 (3,300) 15 (9) 1981 4,939 (2,750) 14 (8) 1982* 4,800 (2,650) 13 (7) * Provisional.