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Pigs (Licences For Slaughter)

Volume 389: debated on Tuesday 18 May 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, to induce farmers who have sold pedigree herds of pigs for slaughter to recommence breeding, he will accord them the right to kill two pigs a year for the consumption of their own households?

Subject to certain conditions, farmers already have the right to apply for and obtain licences to kill two pigs a year for the consumption of their own households.