HL Deb 20 December 1979 vol 403 c1818WA

Lord HOUGHTON of SOWERBY asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many live bull-calves were exported from the United Kingdom during the first 10 months of 1979 as compared with the first 10 months of 1978 to (i) France, (ii) Italy and (iii) Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.


The available information is as follows:—

1979 1978
France 152,777 181,786
Italy 80,602 55,517
Netherlands, Federal Republic of Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg 24,643 58,483

Source: UK Overseas Trade Statistics, EX SITC (R2) Item 001.19.

NOTE: It is not possible to separate Belgium from Luxembourg in the trade statistics.