59. Mr. Bernard Taylor
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food the number of permits issued by local food officers to private individuals to slaughter and consume their own fed live stock, beasts, sheep, calves and pigs since the commencement of the order up to 30th April, 1941?
Major Lloyd George
Particulars of the number of licences issued by food executive officers authorising individual producers to slaughter calves, sheep and pigs for consumption in their own households prior to the beginning of the present year, are not available. For the months of January, February, March and April this year, the total number of licences issued was: calves 113, sheep 1214, and pigs 152,479. Licences are not issued to authorise the slaughter of beasts by private individuals.