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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Store Cattle Exports.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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Mr. P. Hogan: Information on Patrick Hogan Zoom on Patrick Hogan (South Tipperary) asked the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries if he will state for 1965 (a) the total number of store cattle exported to the United Kingdom, (b) the total number of store cattle in the [55] United Kingdom in receipt of deficiency payments, (c) the total deficiency payments on store cattle made by the United Kingdom and (d) the average deficiency payments per head.

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries (Mr. Haughey): Information on Charles J. Haughey Zoom on Charles J. Haughey Official trade statistics for last month are not yet available but total exports of store cattle to the United Kingdom during the year 1965 are estimated at 437,000. Provisional UK figures show that in 1965 deficiency payments were made by the British Government in respect of approximately 1.2 million cattle.

The information requested at (c) and (d) of the question is not available.


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