Horses: France

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 horses entered the UK from France 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 equines imported from France to the UK from January 2020 to February 2021 are as follows:

Month

Equines travelled on an ITAHC or EHC

Equines travelled on a DOCOM

Total

Jan 2020

18

148

166

Feb 2020

15

102

117

Mar 2020

17

112

129

April 2020

4

61

65

May 2020

18

201

219

June 2020

22

73

95

July 2020

23

84

107

Aug 2020

27

70

97

Sept 2020

28

78

106

Oct 2020

37

145

182

Nov 2020

23

112

135

Dec 2020

27

187

214

Jan 2021

61

N/A

61

Feb 2021

244

N/A

244

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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