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Volume 951: debated on Friday 9 June 1978

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing for each crop year from 1972–73 to the end of May in the crop year 1977–78, the quantities of white sugar marketed by the British Sugar Corporation arising from sugar from each of the following sources: beet raws grown in the United Kingdom; beet raws grown outside the United Kingdom; cane sugar; and white sugar imported from other EEC member States.

The nature and extent of the British Sugar Corporation's marketing are commercial matters involving the day-to-day operation of the Corporation, on which it is the custom for Ministers to decline to reply.