HC Deb 02 December 1982 vol 33 cc235-6W
Mr. Latham

asked the Minister for Trade whether he will outline the representations which he has made to the Government of France regarding their new law applying a discriminatory levy on alcoholic beverages above 25 per cent. volume; and whether he is considering any retaliatory action on French exports of alcohol below 25 per cent. volume to the United Kingdom.

Mr. Peter Rees

I shall reply to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.