§ Mr. Hardy
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what proportion of the following items sold in Britain in 1988 were imported(a) colour television sets, (b) electric toasters, (c) micro wave cookers, (d) goods vehicles, (e) cameras, (f) personal computers, (g) ball point pens, (h) pocket combs, (i) tooth brushes, (j) crockery, (k) cutlery and (l) saucepans.
§ Mr. Atkins
The available information is shown in the table.432W
Imports as a percentage of the United Kingdom market1 Percentage Colour television sets 39 Micro wave cookers 58 Goods vehicles2 40 Ceramic table and kitchenware 20 Cutlery 56 Saucepans 21 1 For all except goods vehicles, the percentage is calculated as 100* imports/United Kingdom market with the United Kingdom market defined as United Kingdom Market = Manufacturers' sales plus Imports less Exports All figures are expressed in current price terms. 2 Based on United Kingdom registration.
Sources: DTI, SMMT.