HC Deb 29 March 1994 vol 240 c636W
Mr. Tony Banks

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what seizures of tiger products or material containing tiger products have been made by Her Majesty's Customs and Excise in the last three years.

Sir John Cope

Her Majesty's Customs and Excise made seizures apparently of such a kind over the period as follows:

  • Tiger skin—1 whole, 1 piece, 1 handbag and 1 pair of shoes.
  • Tincture of tiger bone—2 bottles.
  • Tiger bone plaster—43 packets and 30 strips.
  • Tiger bone pills—51 boxes and 420 tablets.
  • Tiger bone medicine—1 package and 3 sachets.
  • Tiger claws—2.

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