§ Mr. Robert B. Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will set out for the most recent year available a table showing for the United Kingdom(a) the total usage of waste newspapers, (b) the volume of imports of newsprint and (c) the volume of imports of newsprint from the United States of America.
§ Mr. Forth
I have been asked to reply.
The information requested is as follows: 582W
1988 (tonnes) (a) Usage of newsprint-grade waste paper by United Kingdom paper and board manufacturers (see note below) 367,742 (b) Total imports of newsprint 1,458,953 (c) Imports of newsprint from the United States of America (included in (b)) 601
Note: The above information has been provided by the British Paper & Board Industry Federation. The figure at (a) includes certain periodicals, magazines and telephone directories, as well as newspapers (for which no separate information is available).