HC Deb 13 November 1950 vol 480 c108W
95. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Food how much pork, hams and bacon from animals slaughtered in Britain has been exported since 1st January, 1950; and if he will give the quantities and destinations.

Mr. Webb

We have exported no pork. I give below the details for bacon and ham. The total is just over 60 tons.

Following are the details:

The quantities of hams and bacon from pigs slaughtered in Great Britain for which export licences were granted between 1st January, 1950, and 31st October, 1950, for destination other than the Channel Islands are given below. The full quantity may not yet have been shipped in all cases.

Destination Quantity
Tons Cwts.
Gibraltar 33 6
Malta 9 0
Other Commonwealth countries 4 9
Belgian Congo 4
Peru 1 5
Portuguese possessions 2 3
United States of America 2 8
Ships and stations abroad 7 9
Others 5
Totals 60 9