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Potatoes

Volume 886: debated on Thursday 20 February 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what foreign countries have purchased seed potatoes from Northern Ireland in each of the last five years; and what was the quantity and value in each case.

In each of the last five years—1969–70 to 1973–74—there have been exports of seed potatoes from Northern Ireland to nine foreign countries, chiefly in the Mediterranean area and notably the Canary Islands, Portugal, Cyprus and Lebanon. In addition, there have been exports to a further 17 foreign countries within this period. Details of exports to individual countries are not published.