§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing the net amount of EEC levies charged on the various imported foods in 1981; and whether this includes food imported from third countries via continental ports.
§ Mr. Bruce-Gardyne
The amounts of agricultural levy charged on imported foodstuffs are not yet available for the year 1981.
Provisional figures for the period 1 January—30 June 1981 are tabulated below:
Commodity Net Amount of Agricultural Levy Charged £ Common Wheat 34,086,574 Durum Wheat 629,735 Barley 596,031 Maize 29,052,771 Sorghum 98,217 Other Cereals 432,677 Ceral Products 2,385,057 Beef and Veal 19,080,083 Pigmeat 35,859,871 Milk Products 36,336,245 Rice 413,753 Other 29,748,971 TOTAL 188,719,985
The figures include levies charged in the United Kingdom on third country goods transhipped in continental ports. They do rot include levies charged on third country goods put into free circulation in other Member States of the European Communities.