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Beef Imports

Volume 13: debated on Thursday 19 November 1981

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much beef was imported from Ireland during the last year; and what were the corresponding figures for the last five years.

The latest information available is for the 12 months ending February 1981, during which period 141,896 tonnes of beef were imported into the United Kingdom from Ireland. Data for previous calendar years are as follows:

Imports of beef from Ireland
Tonnes
197679,784
1977128,738
1978143,684
1979148,771
1980158,848