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Volume 974: debated on Wednesday 21 November 1979

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish in the Official Report a table showing EEC Commission levies, monetary compensation amounts, and United Kingdom net levies similar to that published on 27 July.

The following is the information requested for the United Kingdom as at 20 November 1979:

Common levy*MCANet import levy
Item and CCT No.£/MTP/LB£/MTP/LB£/MTP/LB
Common wheat (10·01A)44·5212·0210·5690·4833·9521·54
Barley (10·03)40·2921·839·3810·4330·9111·40
Maize (10·05B)51·5022·349·3810·4342·1211·91
White sugar (17·01A)132·4646·0127·2101·24105·2544·77
Butter 82–84% Fat content (04·03A)†1546·43570·21179·2108·141367·22562·07
Cheddar cheese (04·04EIb1bb)1227·63655·73136·3306·191091·30649·54
Skimmed milk powder (04·02AIIb1)593·16126·9372·8203·31520·34123·62
Boneless frozen meat (02·01AIIb4bb33)875·01839·73166·3507·55708·66832·18
Lard (15·01AII)82·9533·7723·6101·0759·3432·70
Pigmeat carcasses (02·01 AIIIa1)259·26811·7773·8003·35185·4688·42
Salted bacon sides (02·06BIa2aa)331·87615·0794·4604·29237·41610·78
Eggs (04·05AIb)‡370·74216·8323·9501·09346·79215·74
Poultrymeat 70% chickens (02·02Alb)164·7347·4820·5300·93144·2046·55
* Conversion from European currency units into sterling has been made using the representative rate of £1 = 1·70148 ECU and multiplying the resultant figure-by the current monetary coefficient of 1·107.
† There is a special rate for New Zealand butter.
‡ Includes a supplementary levy applicable to imports from certain countries of origin. Regulations provide for supplementary levies to operate in this sector when average free-at-frontier offer prices fall below the sluice gate price.