HC Deb 13 February 1933 vol 274 c628
92. Lieut.-Colonel MOORE

asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs what subsidy is granted by the Irish Free State Government on cattle, sheep, and pigs exported to this country; and whether the duties imposed are fully countervailing?


I understand that the Irish Free State Government grant the following bounties on live animals exported to this country: —Pigs 12½ per cent. ad valorem; cattle 12½ per cent. ad valorem (10 per cent. in the case of animals exported by land to Northern Ireland); sheep nil. The duty in each case on importation into this country is 40 per cent. ad valorem.

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