§ Mr. FIELD
asked the Chief Secretary whether he can state if the Department of Agriculture have reported the quantity of Chinese pork imported into Ireland, specifying the quantity landed at each port; whether he can state how it was inspected and the result of the inspection, and who the importers and purchasers were; and whether he is able to state if any of this Chinese pork was cured and sold as Irish bacon?
§ Mr. BIRRELL
The attention of the Department of Agriculture has been drawn to the question of the importation of Chinese pork into Ireland. Inquiry is being made in the matter.