The Blair era by numbers

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THE BLAIR ERA BY NUMBERS
 
1997

2007
No. of people employed in UK agriculture
616,000

534,000*
Finished steers (p/kg lw)
91

105
Finished lambs (p/kg lw)
145

101
Finished pigs (p/kg dw)
118

107
Milk (p/l)
24

18
Feed wheat (£/t)
95

96
Milling wheat (£/t)
105

101
Potatoes
50

176
Oilseed rape
170

167
*estimated    


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