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Cattle Imports

Volume 986: debated on Wednesday 18 June 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade (1) what was the percentage increase in imports of (a) live cattle, and (b) beef and veal carcases from the Republic of Ireland into the United Kingdom between the first quarter of 1979 and the first quarter of the current year ;(2) what was the percentage increase in imports of (

a) live cattle and ( b) beef and veal carcases from the Republic of Ireland into the United Kingdom between the month of March 1979 and the corresponding month in the current year.

The information is as follows :few months, but negotiations on the choice of site for the office are unlikely to take place for some time. Nevertheless, I can say that the Government are firm in their desire to locate the office in London and will shortly reconfirm this position in Brussels.