HC Deb 20 December 1945 vol 417 cc1692-3W
Mr. Royle

asked the Minister of Food how many pigs were slaughtered by, or for, self-suppliers in 1943 and 1944, respectively; and what quantity of feeding meal was allowed to self-suppliers during those years under the scheme of the small pig feeders' council.

Dr. Summerskill

The total number of pigs slaughtered by or for self-suppliers in 1943 amounted to 502,285 compared with 484,260 in 1944. The quantity of feeding stuffs allowed for this purpose amounted to 41,500 tons and 50,800 tons respectively.