HC Deb 20 June 1933 vol 279 cc651-2W

asked the Minister of Agriculture the imports of lettuce from Holland in volume and value for the month of May and up to any convenient date in June in each of the years 1931, 1932, and 1933?


Statistics of the imports of lettuce are not available. According to the Dutch official trade returns, however, exports of salads from the Netherlands to the United Kingdom in May, 1931, 1932, and 1933 were 5,024 tons, 4,052 tons, and 4,285 tons, respectively. Exports in June, 1931 and 1932, amounted to 1,312 tons and 1,404 tons, respectively; no figures are available in respect of any part of June, 1933.