§ 16. Captain PETER MACDONALD
asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of horses and ponies, respectively, imported from Russia and from other countries into Great Britain during the years 1929, 1930, and 1931?
§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
The total number of horses (including ponies) imported into the United Kingdom from the Soviet Union during each of the years 1929, 1930 and 1931 was nil, 17 and 168 respectively, the number imported from other countries, principally from the Irish Free State, being 12,260, 11,861 and 11,786, respectively.
§ Lord APSLEY
Does this statement include horses imported into the Irish Free State, and re-exported to this country, with Irish pedigrees?