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Volume 77: debated on Monday 15 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the total quantity of organophosporus pesticides manufactured in the United Kingdom annually.

There is no information available on the quantity of organophosporus pesticides manufactured in the United Kingdom but figures for the value of sales by United Kingdom manufacturers are published in table 1 of the Business Monitor PQ 2568 Formulated Pesticides, copies of which are in the Library.

No. of enterprises† 1984









4th qtr

1st qtr R

2nd qtr R

3rd qtr R

4th qtr P

Total sales of principal products of Activity Heading 2568 (Formulated pesticides) and work done


Less sales (included above) of principal products for AH 2568 by establishments classified to other industries


Plus sales by establishments classified to AH 2568 of principal products of other industries


Plus sales of Merchanted goods

Total sales and work done by establishments clasified to AH 2568 and contributing to the inquiry*11639,428734,083138,950198,224203,832161,776170,250
Total sales and work done by all establishments classified to AH 2568‡682,400785,300147,700211,700217,700173,400182,500

* Please see note on coverage in introduction. Sales are deliveries on sale for home and abroad: forward sales are excluded. Values are net selling values: value added tax, trade discounts and commissions are excluded.

† An enterprise comprises one or more establishments under common ownership or control. The figure shown isthe largest number of enterprises contributing to the heading in any one of the four quarters of 1984.
‡ The figures against this heading include estimates for establishments classified to Activity Heading 2568but not contributing to the inquiry. These estimates were revised in the Q3/84 monitor following a major review of the register of businesses used for Business Statistics Office inquiries. For further information on the revisions or on grossed-up estimates in general, please see the Q3/84 edition of Business Monitor PQ1002.