HC Deb 02 June 1919 vol 116 cc1724-5W
Colonel WESTON

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture whether any, and, if so, how many, cases of dogs imported illegally by troops and by aeroplanes have been brought to the notice of his Department during the last twelve months; and if he will state separately the number of dogs known to have been smuggled by ship and by aeroplane?


There are thirty known cases of illegal landing by soldiers and sailors since the 1st June, 1918. The board have no proof of any case of illegal landing by means of an aeroplane.