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Origin Marking: Israel

Volume 502: debated on Monday 14 December 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many consignments of falsely-labelled goods originating from producers in Israeli settlements in (a) the West Bank, (b) the Golan Heights and (c) East Jerusalem were detected by HM Revenue and Customs in (i) 2004-05, (ii) 2005-06, (iii) 2006-07, (iv) 2007-08 and (v) 2008-09. (304733)

The following number of consignments on which preferential rates of duty were claimed under the EU-Israel Agreement have been identified as having originated in Settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories:

Number

2004

99

2005

128

2006

127

2007

214

2008

11

2009

18