§ Mr. Arthur Davidson
asked the Minister for Trade what the import quota for 1982 is for the importation of cotton bed linens and table linens from the People's Republic of China; how much Chinese cloth has entered the United Kingdom so far; and what steps will be taken if the quota is exceeded.
§ Mr. Peter Rees
The 1982 quota for imports into the United Kingdom of bed and table linen from China is 302490W tonnes. Import licences so far issued cover 16.984 tonnes. Licences will not be issued in excess of the agreed quota level.