HC Deb 27 July 1993 vol 229 cc944-5W
Mr. Bayley

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will update for each year for which the information is available the information listed in the Monopolies and Mergers Commission report on sugar of 1987 on the proportion of United Kingdom sugar production by(a) British Sugar and (b) Tate and Lyle.

The volume and value of United Kingdom sugar sales by supplier in 1988/89 with their respective market shares
'000 tonnes Per cent. share £ million Per cent. share
British Sugar 1,218.1 52.1 532.3 52.3
Tate and Lyle 944.0 40.4 427.1 41.9
Imports1 175.7 7.5 268.2 6.7
Total 2,337.8 100.00 1,018.6 100.00

Source: Table 4.9. MMC Report on the proposed merger between Tate and Lyle plc and British Sugar plc. February 1991.

1 Includes some imports by Tate and Lyle and British Sugar.

2 MMC estimate based on survey figures from the merchants and others.

Information about later years is not publicly available. Assisted Areas