HC Deb 11 March 1929 vol 226 c794

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he can give an estimate of the weight and value of pig meat of all kinds produced during the year before the embargo on pork from the Continent, and the corresponding figures for a complete year since the embargo?

Captain BOWYER

The production of pig meat in England and Wales for the year June, 1925, to May, 1926, was 5,126,000 cwt., with an estimated value of £25,290,000. The corresponding figures for the year 1927–28 were 5,257,000 cwt. and £20,500,000.