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Export of Live Cattle

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th June 1957.

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Mr. Amory:

Yes, I will gladly do that. I should like to confirm that we are in entire sympathy with the objects of the recommendations of the Committee under the chairmanship of Lord Balfour of Burleigh. We are seeking most actively for ways of carrying out those recommendations. There is only one item of importance on which there is any difficulty— that is the method of ensuring that cattle shall receive satisfactory treatment on the other side of the water, and that we are most actively following up.