HC Deb 08 November 1983 vol 48 c112W
Mr. Hayes

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the level of import penetration of foreign glass into the United Kingdom from June 1981 until June 1983.

Mr. Channon

The latest available information relates to the 12 months ended March 1983.

In the 24 months ended March 1983, imports accounted for a quarter of the domestic glass market, covering flat glass, glass containers and other glass products.