HC Deb 27 July 1982 vol 28 c458W
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.