§ Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will show the volume of imports of foie gras into the United Kingdom, and their countries of origin, in the most recent year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Soames
Provisional figures for 1991 show that the United Kindom imported 24,072 kg of foie gras—classified as "fatty livers of geese or ducks"—21,622 kg of which was dispatched from France and the remaining 2,450 kg from the Netherlands.
Source: Her Majesty's Customs and Excise.