§ Mr. Martyn Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what were the figures for egg consumption in Wales for each year since 1988.
§ Mr. Redwood
Estimates of household consumption of eggs are provided from the national food survey which is carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. The estimates, which are expressed in terms of average numbers of eggs consumed per person per week, exclude eggs used in manufacturing or catering and institutions. The figures are given in the table.
Egg consumption in Wales Year Number per person per week 1988 2.39 1989 2.09 1990 2.14 1991 2.23 1992 2.15