§ Mr. Hardy
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the volume or tonnage of cereals which is estimated to have been lost or stolen from intervention stocks in the United Kingdom during the last seven years.
Company Exchequer loss Action £ Bedford Transport Limited 239,770.20 Beef stocks were sold at a reduced price to minimise loss after mould growth had developed. Industrial Storage and Forwarding Limited 4,523.70 The stock of skimmed milk powder was taken over by another company. The loss represented handling charges. F C International Limited 12,233.70 The stock of skimmed milk powder was moved to another store and the sum shown arose principally from the transport costs incurred.