HL Deb 20 December 1979 vol 403 cc1817-8WA

Lord HOUGHTON of SOWERBY asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many live sheep and lambs 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, Belgium and Luxembourg and (ii) Belgium alone.


The available information is as follows:—

1979 1978
France, Belgium and Luxembourg 37,247 200,837
Belgium and Luxembourg 33,426 186,038

Source: UK Overseas Trade Statistics, SITC (R2) Item 001.21.

NOTE: Separate statistics of trade with Belgium are not available.