Animals: EU Countries

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 26th March 2021.

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Photo of Neil Hudson Neil Hudson Conservative, Penrith and The Border

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many animals entered the UK from the EU in each month from January 2020 to February 2021 inclusive.

Photo of Victoria Prentis Victoria Prentis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The number of live animals imported from the EU to the UK from January 2020 to February 2021 are as follows:

Month

Total Number of Live Animals

Jan 2020

1,480,131

Feb 2020

870,907

Mar 2020

1,357,395

April 2020

1,297,715

May 2020

1,540,619

June 2020

1,586,510

July 2020

1,046,970

Aug 2020

823,823

Sept 2020

1,145,903

Oct 2020

1,263,498

Nov 2020

939,216

Dec 2020

823,948

Jan 2021

12,169,207

Feb 2021

110,935,911

This data was extracted from the Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES). TRACES is a European Commission system employed by EU member states to facilitate and record animal/animal product movements into and throughout the EU.

This response has been compiled by the Animal and Plant Health Agency from data provided by third parties, and as such is reliant on the providers for the accuracy of the information.

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