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Potatoes

Volume 886: debated on Thursday 20 February 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the value of seed potatoes exported from the United Kingdom in each of the last five years; and how much of these exports came from Northern Ireland in each year.

Exports of seed potatoes from the United Kingdom for each of the last five calendar years were as follows:

TonsValue
£
197062,4782,166,517
197150,2441,806,891
197261,6512,171,918
197367,5083,210,350
197480,7224,635,588
The volumes of such exports from Northern Ireland, on a crop year basis, were as follows:

Tons
1969–7052,996
1970–7141,015
1971–7244,328
1972–7346,604
1973–7448,758