§ Mr. Harold Walker
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the total quantity, by weight and value, of beef exports, including live beasts, for each of the last two years; and if he will give an estimate of the quantity, by weight and value, of the hides, hoof and horn included in those exports.
§ Mr. Hoy
Beef and cattle exports to all destinations, including the Irish Republic, but excluding cattle for breeding, in the last two years were as follows:
1964 1965 '000 tons £'000 '000 tons £'000 Beef and veal 7.2 2,457 9.7 3,297 '000 head '000 head Cattle 298 19,557 318 24,670
No reliable estimate can be given of the weight or value of hides, hoof or horn included in those exports.