§ Mr. Parkinson
[pursuant to the reply, 18 December 1980]: The range of duties imposed against imported electrical white goods from Australia is given below. Over the past five years the value of such imports from Australia has averaged less than £5,000 per annum. I am not in a position to estimate what the level of future shipments might be.
per cent. Air conditioning machines, self-contained, comprising a motor-driven fan and elements for changing the temperature and humidity of air 7.7 Refrigerators and refrigerating equipment: Refrigerators of a capacity of more than 340 litres 4.8 Other 4.9 Electric cooking stoves, range, ovens and food warmers, other than for civil aircraft 7.2 Machinery for washing, cleaning, drying, bleaching, dyeing, dressing, finishing or coating textile yarns, fabrics, or made up textile articles (including laundry and dry cleaning machinery): Ironing machines and presses, electrically heated 6.3 Clothes washing machines, each of a dry linen capacity not exceeding 6kg.; domestic wringers, electrically operated 7.2 Other 4.9