§ 12. Mr. P. Roberts
asked the President of the Board of Trade how many tons of asparagus were imported into this country in the month of April; and how many tons have been imported since 15th April to the latest convenient date as shown by the import licensing system.
Mr. H. Wilson
As the hon. and gallant Member was informed on 9th May, import statistics are not compiled for periods of less than a calendar month. Imports of fresh asparagus in April were 32½ tons and of preserved asparagus 1¾ tons.