HC Deb 12 December 1974 vol 883 c238W
Mr. Madden

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what information is available to his Department about the extent of the export of animal fodder.

Mr. Bishop

Information is available from the Overseas Trade Statistics of the United Kingdom compiled by Her Majesty's Customs. Exports of fodder from the United Kingdom are minimal and figures for the period January-October 1974 are given below:

SITC Code Description Tons January/October 1974
08111 Cereal straw and husks unprepared or chopped 79
08112 Mangolds, swedes, fodder roots, kale and hay (of which hay) 520
Preliminary figures indicate that, in November, 22 tons of hay were exported, all to the Republic of Ireland, and no straw.

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