HC Deb 23 June 1978 vol 952 cc339-40W
Mr. Lee

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a further statement on the position of New Zealand lamb imports in the light of the most recent Common Market discussion on the subject.

Mr. John Silkin

I made it clear at the Council of Agriculture Ministers on 19th and 20th June that if a Common Market organisation is legally necessary, it should provide for continuing imports of new Zealand lamb with no new restrictions.

vesters; what is the trend of British exports of these machines both in (a) absolute volume terms, and (b) share of world trade; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Meacher

Figures for world trade are not available for the most recent years nor at the level of detail requested. Following is the available information:

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