HC Deb 23 April 1940 vol 360 c42W
Major Carver

asked the Minister of Agriculture how the number of licences issued for heavy stallions up to 31st March this year compares with the number issued up to 31st March of last year?

Sir R. Dorman-Smith

Up to 31st March this year, 1,123 licences to travel for service had been issued under the Horse Breeding Act, 1918, in respect of heavy horse stallions, as compared with 1,332 licences issued up to 31st March, 1939. Licences are not required for stallions standing at home, comparative figures for which are not available.