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Burma

Volume 403: debated on Tuesday 8 April 2003

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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which companies have imported garments from Burma in the past two financial years. [107507]

HM Customs and Excise is the Department responsible for collecting and recording statistics on the movement of goods between the UK and other countries. The specific information requested is not available. Exemption 13 (third party"s commercial confidences) of the Open Government Code applies.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what percentage of illegal narcotics intercepted on entry to the UK are believed to have originated in Burma, broken down by type of narcotic; [107510](2) what estimate he has made of the percentage of illegal narcotics available in the UK believed to have originated from Burma. [107552]

I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave her on 24 February 2003, Official Report, column 205W.