Cavalry and Yeomanry Regiments (Horses).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th July 1939.

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Photo of Colonel Edward Kellett Colonel Edward Kellett , Birmingham Aston 12:00 am, 11th July 1939

asked the Secretary of State for War whether it is intended to retain the horsed cavalry and yeomanry regiments in case of war; and, if so, whether he is satisfied that an adequate supply of horses is available within the British Isles?

Photo of Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha , Plymouth, Devonport

The answer to both parts of the question is "Yes, Sir."

Photo of Mr Robin Turton Mr Robin Turton , Thirsk and Malton

Will my right hon. Friend do what he can to prevent horses being bought by, and exported to, Germany?

Photo of Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha Mr Leslie Hore-Belisha , Plymouth, Devonport

My right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade has stated that only 11 horses have been exported in five months.

Photo of Commander Sir Archibald Southby Commander Sir Archibald Southby , Epsom

How many were exported last year?