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Whale Products

Volume 78: debated on Monday 29 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what information he has as to the take-up of import permits for whale products in each complete year since 1979, the products imported, and their value.

For each complete year since 1979 import permits granted for whale products have been taken up as follows:

YearNumber of permits used
These permits related to various products, including teeth, bone, tusk, blood, blubber, powder, sperm, sperm oil and spermaceti wax. The statistics kept by my Department do not include the value of these products.