asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish a table showing the value of food imports as a percentage of all imports and expenditure on food as a percentage of total consumer expenditure, for each year since 1964.
The information is as follows:
|Imports of food as a percentage of total imports*||Consumers' expenditure on food (including catering as a percentage of total consumers' expenditure†|
|*Source: Overseas Trade Statistics 1964–1973—(Section O excluding Division O8).|
|† Source: National Income and Expenditure 1963–1973.|