HC Deb 11 March 1971 vol 813 cc164-5W
Mr. Elystan Morgan

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is his policy with regard to application for permission to undertake drilling operations in Cardigan Bay during the next five years.

Mr. Ridley

No decision has yet been taken about the award of production licences in Cardigan Bay.

Frozen vegetables 330 tons.
Preserved vegetables and fruit £270,000.
Jams and jellies 1,700 tons (not more than 1,100 tons for blackcurrant, raspberry and strawberry).
Canned or bottled fruit £290,000.
Fresh vegetables 400 tons.
Provisionally preserved vegetables £125,000.
Dried vegetables £100,000.
Fresh apples and pears 225 tons.
Frozen fruit 1,400 tons (of which not more than 75 tons each for strawberry and raspberry and not more than 600 tons for blackcurrant).
Fruit pulp 2,400 tons (of which not more than 750 tons for strawberry and raspberry and not more than 200 tons for blackcurrant).
Canned and bottled vegetables £70,000.
Juices of apple, blackcurrant and pear £40,000.
Fresh onions and shallots 18,000 tons (for the period 1st August to 29th February—liberalised from 1st March to 31st July).