HC Deb 23 March 1967 vol 743 cc323-4W
Mr. Francis Noel-Baker

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what amount of beef produced in the United Kingdom was exported during the 12 months preceding the latest date for which figures are available; what was the value of these exports; and what was the amount and value of imports of beef into the United Kingdom for the same period.

Mr. Hoy

For the 12 months to the end of January, 1967, imports and exports of beef and veal were as follows:

'000 Head Tons ('000) Value £'000
Carcase meat 287 76,711
Fat Cattle 155 39* 11,196
Carcase meat 6 1,987
Live animals 155 39* 10,801
*Approximate carcase meat equivalent.