HC Deb 31 October 1984 vol 65 cc1017-8W
Mr. Ashdown

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he has received any representations to lift or amend the Export of Goods (Control) Order banning the export of leg irons and other items of repression or torture from the United Kingdom; and if he will list the number and names of those making such representations.

Per cent.
1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Percentage share of the value of UK exports of leather and leather goods taken by:
EC including Greece 52 51 44 49 47
Other OECD 33 32 35 35 39
Rest of World excluding State Trading Countries and South Africa 10 13 17 13 11
Value of UK imports of leather and leather goods as percentage of UK market for leather and leather goods from:
EC including Greece 11 12 13 14 15
Other OECD 8 9 7 8 7

Mr. Channon

No such representations have been received.

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