HC Deb 22 March 1938 vol 333 c969
8. Mr. Crawford Greene

asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of horses bought in the United Kingdom and Ireland by the German Government or shipped to Germany during the last three years, and what proportion of those horses were stallions?

Mr. Stanley

As the answer involves a number of figures I will, with my hon.

Exports consigned to Germany. 1935. 1936. 1937.
From the United Kingdom— Number. Number. Number.
Exports (United Kingdom produce)—Total 17 118 13
Of which
Stallions 5 1
Re-exports—Total 39 7 24
Of which
Stallions 11 2 2
From Eire—
Domestic exports—Total 847 (a)
Of which
Stallions (a)
(a) Comparable figures for 1937 are not yet available from the published trade returns, but 734 horses were shipped from ports in Eire to Hamburg during that year.