HC Deb 21 June 1995 vol 262 c310W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what has been the change in the United Kingdom share of the Irish Republic's market for manufactures following the loss of trade preferences against imports from the EEC Six. [29438]

Mr. Needham

The United Kingdom share of Irish imports was 51 per cent. in 1972 and 36 per cent. in 1993, the latest year information on a consistent basis is available.