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Bacon And Ham (Exports)

Volume 480: debated on Monday 13 November 1950

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95.

asked the Minister of Food how much pork, hams and bacon from animals slaughtered in Britain has been exported since 1st January, 1950; and if he will give the quantities and destinations.

We have exported no pork. I give below the details for bacon and ham. The total is just over 60 tons.

Following are the details:

The quantities of hams and bacon from pigs slaughtered in Great Britain for which export licences were granted between 1st January, 1950, and 31st October, 1950, for destination other than the Channel Islands are given below. The full quantity may not yet have been shipped in all cases.

Destination

Quantity

Tons

Cwts.

Gibraltar336
Malta90
Other Commonwealth countries49
Belgian Congo4
Peru15
Portuguese possessions23
United States of America28
Ships and stations abroad79
Others5
Totals609