HC Deb 16 January 1978 vol 942 cc22-3W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the level of subsidy per tonne on bacon imported from the European Economic Community countries to the United Kingdom.

Mr. Bishop

The current levels of monetary compensatory amounts payable on bacon sides imported from the main overseas supplies of the United Kingdom market are set out below. The amounts for the Netherlands and Republic of Ireland take into account the payment or charge of their respective monetary compensatory amounts.

  • Denmark—£256 per tonne
  • Ireland—£214 per tonne
  • Netherlands—£271 per tonne.

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