HC Deb 09 March 1959 vol 601 cc81-2W
57. Mr. Russell

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT a table showing the tonnage and values of chilled beef imported from Australia and New Zealand in each of the years 1933 to 1938 and 1946 to 1958.

Mr. Vaughan-Morgan

I would refer my hon. Friend to Volume II of the appropriate issues of the "Annual Statement of Trade of the United Kingdom with Commonwealth Countries and Foreign Countries" wherein the figures for the periods up to 1956 are given.

The figures for 1957 and 1958 are as follows:

1957 1958
ths. tons £ million ths. tons £ million
Total of which: 273.7 40.9 240.2 40.4
Australia 9.8 1.7 7.4 1.5
New Zealand 21.9 3.5 2.8 0.5