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Pigmeat (Imports)

Volume 12: debated on Wednesday 11 November 1981

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many tonnes of pigmeat have been imported from Holland in the current year; what were the corresponding figures for the last three years, and if he will make a statement.

Imports of pigmeat in the form of bacon and ham under tariff heading 02.06 in the past three years have been as follows:

In 1980 3,024 tonnes of fresh pork were also imported.I regret that official import figures for 1981 to date are not yet available.
November 1978November 1979December 1980August 1981

Source: 100 per cent. count of cases. Totals rounded to nearest hundred.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report a table to show the number of pensioners living in the area