HC Deb 23 May 1949 vol 465 c53W
Mr. Dodds-Parker

asked the Minister of Agriculture how many horse carcases were exported from this country to France, Belgium and Holland during the years 1937 to 1939 and 1945 to 1948.

Mr. T. Williams

The numbers of horse carcases exported to Belgium and Holland in the years 1937 to 1939 were as follow:

Number of horse carcases exported from Great Britain to 1937 1938 1939
Belgium 24,619 32,319 23,708
Holland 277 63 32

Figures of exports to France during these years are not available. Under the export licensing system, the export of horse carcases has not been permitted since the war.