HC Deb 24 April 1951 vol 487 c50W
Lady Tweedsmuir

asked the Minister of Food what were the receipts from the sale of cattle hides and calf skins during the year 1950; and how these compared with the corresponding receipts for 1949.

Mr. Webb

The total proceeds of sale in the calendar year 1950 were £13,200,781 for hides and £1,751,016 for calfskins, compared with £7,314,229 and £884,620 respectively in 1949. My Department retained the full proceeds of sale only from 1st July, 1950; before that date the Board of Trade received part.

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