HC Deb 13 March 1946 vol 420 cc1110-1
90. Mr. Peter Freeman

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many furs were imported into this country from September to December, 1945; and whether any inquiry is made as to how these furs are obtained, to secure a minimum of cruelty to the animals concerned

Mr. Belcher

Imports of fur skins, other than rabbit skins, are not recorded by numbers of skins, and no such figures are available. As to the second part of the Question, I would refer my hon. Friend to the answers given to him by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 5th March.

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