§ Mr. Anthony Steen
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the total volume of imported sole from Holland landed in the United Kingdom in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Donald Thompson
The total tonnage of fresh, chilled and frozen sole imported from the Netherlands into the United Kingdom was as follows:
Year Tonnes 1986 667 1987 589 1988 1613 1 Provisional.
Source: Customs and Excise Overseas Trade Statistics.
Imports are unrestricted, and levels reflect market supply and demand.