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Eggs

Volume 174: debated on Tuesday 12 June 1990

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was (a) the number and (b) the value of eggs imported into the United Kingdom in each month since January 1989 to the latest date available.

The number and value of eggs imported into the United Kingdom monthly during 1989 and up to April 1990 (inclusive) is set out in the table:

'000 EggsValue £
1989
January14,371454,818
February7,553254,033
March7,956275,402
April40,0731,387,578
May28,172895,365
June25,961861,535
July22,794729,146
August35,1201,308,199
September58,0442,532,210
October38,2851,513,155
November74,3543,401,470
December53,8822,643,422
Total406,56516,256,333
1990
January37,7551,670,107
February34,9821,520,792
March66,2903,226,961
April54,2122,187,086
Total193,2398,604,946