§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will state for the last available year(a) the amount of toxic waste imported through Welsh ports in total, and by port and (b) the country of origin and destination of toxic waste imports by port, together with the nature of toxic waste in each case.
§ Mr. Grist
The information for the year to 31 March 1990 is shown in the following table.193W
Port Country of Origin Destination Type of Waste Tonnes Calcium hydroxide 7 Carbon/charcoal waste 1 Distillation residue 38 Inorganic waste 9 Organic waste (mix) 5 Paint waste 15 Sodium Chloride 91 Torfaen BC Organic acids 44 Organic waste (mix) 1 PCB 171 PVC waste 12 1,346 Swansea Greece Torfaen BC PCB 5 Grand Total 1,507