§ Mr. Teddy Taylor
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the total amount of subsidized butter sent from European Economic Community nations to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics during the period when the Commission refused to grant export refunds following the invasion of Afghanistan.
§ Mr. MacGregor
There were no export refunds applicable on exports of butter from the European Community to the USSR during the period December 1980 to March 1983. During that period exports from the European Community of butter, including butteroil, to the USSR totalled 231 tonnes.