HC Deb 20 January 1975 vol 884 cc216-7W
Mr. Marten

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what percentage of the United Kingdom's imports from the Six was attributable to food imports in 1972, 1973 and 1974.

Mr. Deakins

Following are the percentages:

1972 1973 1974 January—November
9.2 11.1 13.4

Note: These figures exclude live animals for food, the values of which are negligible.

Mr. Fernyhough

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing British exports to and imports from Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg in the years 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973 and 1974, respectively.

Mr. Deakins

Information up to 1973 is already published in tables 293 and 294 of the Annual Abstract of Statistics 1974. Figures for January to November 1974 are published in the November issue of the monthly Overseas Trade Statistics.