Oral Answers to Questions — Cattle (Treatment in Transit).

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 10th May 1922.

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Photo of Sir Robert Newman Sir Robert Newman , Exeter

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asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been called to the sufferings which cattle undergo in their transit from Canada and other countries for slaughter at British ports; whether, in view of these cruelties, he will direct his inspectors to investigate and report upon the present condition of the traffic; and, in the event of these reports confirming the allegations of cruelty, will he take measures, in cooperation with the Canadian Government and Governments of other countries concerned, to end these cruelties?