HC Deb 07 April 1948 vol 449 cc17-8W
38. Lieut.-Colonel Clifton-Brown

asked the Minister of Food how many pigs were delivered to the factories in November and December, 1947, and January, 1948; and how many were slaughtered under licence during the same period.

Dr. Summerskill

During the three months November, 1947, to January, 1948, 114,000 pigs were delivered to bacon factories and Government slaughter-houses and 374,000 were slaughtered under licence.