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Horse Meat: Exports

Volume 488: debated on Friday 6 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many horses were slaughtered for meat to be exported for human consumption in the last 12 months. (258831)

This figure is not available. However, in 2008 3,0841 horses were reported as having been slaughtered in the UK for human consumption.

1 Data provided by the National Equine Database.