HC Deb 08 December 1970 vol 808 cc63-4W
47. Mr. Hicks

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what estimate he has made of the effect on British horticulture of imported cucumbers from Romania and other countries; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

Home production figures for the main marketing season (March to October) 1970 are not yet available. Total imports in this period at 15,900 tons (including just under 500 tons from Romania) were 1,100 tons down on last year.

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