Agriculture: Subsidies

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 11th March 2009.

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Photo of Tim Farron Tim Farron Shadow Secretary of State (Environment)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many applications for export refunds within the Common Agricultural Policy there have been for (a) pigmeat, (b) milk and milk products, (c) poultry, (d) beef and veal and (e) eggs under the EC regulation currently in force in the last 12 months.

Photo of Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy Minister of State (Farming and the Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

holding answer 9 March 2009

Commission Regulation 800/1999, which came into force on 15 April 1999, currently governs export refunds within the common agricultural policy. Since this date, the following number of applications for export refund have been made in the UK.

Sector Refund applications
Pigmeat 4,174
Eggs 1,895
Poultry 7,619
Beef and Veal 11
Milk and Milk products 76,782

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