HC Deb 05 July 1906 vol 160 c241

I beg to ask the hon, Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture, whether he will lay upon the Table of the House the correspondence between his Board and the syndicate or company which proposes to import into the island of Alderney for slaugher animals from countries from which the importion of animals into Great Britain as for the time prohibited by the Foreign Animals Order, 1903, and its Amendments; and whether, if he cannot lay such correspondence upon the Table, does le propose shortly to make a statement o the House upon this matter.


I shall be glad to supply my hon. friend with copy of the correspondence in question, or his personal information, and to consider whether any Papers on the subject could be published. I could make a full statement respecting the matter in reply to any Question which might be addressed to me.