Abnormal Weather (Livestock)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 1st February 1955.

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Photo of Mr Peter Freeman Mr Peter Freeman , Newport (Monmouthshire/Gwent) 12:00 am, 1st February 1955

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, and pigs, separately, died from cold or starvation during the recent snow, storms and floods this year; how many prosecutions took place; how many of each class of animals were involved; and, in view of the neglect of making adequate provision for their shelter, feeding, and protection, what action he is taking to avoid a repetition of such cruelty.