HC Deb 01 April 1969 vol 781 cc95-6W
Sir R. Russell

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will state the number of live sheep and pigs, respectively, exported to the Continent in each week since 1st January, 1969.

Mr. John Mackie

According to figures collected by my Department's port veterinary officers, weekly exports of live sheep and pigs to the Continent since 1st January, 1969, were:

Week Ending Sheep Pigs
4th January 2,947 Nil
11th January 8,418 51
18th January 3,895 Nil
25th January 3,956 62
1st February 9,098 35
8th February 10,528 Nil
15th February 8,367 Nil
22nd February 6,013 Nil
1st March 7,867 Nil
8th March 8,851 683
15th March 5,992 2,168
22nd March 5,263 1,461