§ Lord HOUGHTON of SOWERBY
asked Her Majesty's Government:
In how many slaughterhouses in England and Wales animals are killed 1489WA in conformity with the "ritual slaughter" practices of the Moslem religion.
The MINISTER of STATE, MINISTRY of AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES and FOOD (Earl Ferrers)
The relevant slaughterhouses legislation is enforced by local authorities. Government departments do not keep records of the statistics requested.