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Horses (Export)

Volume 467: debated on Tuesday 12 July 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of horses exported from this country during the past 12 months for the purposes of work and also for slaughter.

The trade returns do not separately distinguish horses which are for work and those for slaughter. In the period June, 1948, to May, 1949, 7,106 horses for all purposes were exported to the value of £3.6 million.