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Animals: Exports

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 14th June 2016.

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Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate she has made of the number of animals exported abroad for slaughter in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) holds data for animals exported specifically for slaughter for the years 2014 and 2015 from Great Britain:

2014

1837

2015

3011

The below figures represent the total number of cattle, pigs, sheep and goats for the years 2006-13. These figures represent animals exported for breeding, fattening/ production as well as slaughter from Great Britain:

2006

268069

2007

165940

2008

156868

2009

76191

2010

19422

2011

94193

2012

59419

2013

59686

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