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Imported Rabbits

Volume 476: debated on Wednesday 14 June 1950

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asked the Minister of Food how much money was spent last year and so far this year upon imported rabbits; and opproximately how much has so far been received for those that have been sold.

The cost of buying imported rabbits, including the estimated cost of receiving, storage and delivery was £5,910,551 in the year ended 31st December, 1949, and £652,983 in the four months ended 30th April, 1950. Receipts from sales during the same periods were £5,183,185 and £974,649 respectively.