HC Deb 19 November 1987 vol 122 c662W
55. Mr. Grocott

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what proportion of British food imports currently comes from member states of the Commonwealth.

Mr. Donald Thompson

United Kingdom imports of food from Commonwealth countries in 1986 amounted to 24 per cent. of the total volume and 22 per cent. of the total value of imports from all sources of these commodities.