HC Deb 04 November 2003 vol 412 cc568-9W
Mr. Prosser

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many live sheep were exported from Dover to Europe on 18 September; when and where health certification was carried out in respect of the sheep; how many of the sheep were rejected as unfit for the intended journey(a) during inspection for health certification purposes and (b) at Dover docks, and to where those sheep were taken; and what the address was of the final destination given on the route plan for each of the consignments. [135179]

Mr. Bradshaw

The information is requested is as follows:

Date 18 September 1993
Total animals 2,615
Where consignments were certified England and Scotland
Animals rejected at certification 0
Animals rejected at Dover docks 0
Destination France

The sheep for the consignment above were certified within 24 hours prior to export. There were no rejected animals either during health certification or at Dover docks. The consignment was of sheep for further fattening which were transported to holdings in France.