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Horses: Exports

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 14 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many horse and pony export licences were issued in each of the last three years. (205139)

The number of licences issued in each of the last three years, in connection with horses and ponies exported from English ports or airports, is as follows:

2007

2006

2005

Horses

4,630

3,967

4,034

Ponies

527

457

541

Total

5,157

4,424

4,575