Date lodged: 30 November 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what the total (a) livestock throughput and (b) turnover value was in livestock auction marts in (a) 2014 and (b) 2015.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 15 December 2016
This is not information that the Scottish Government hold centrally. However the information can be found for 2014 in the Quality Meat Scotland(QMS) report 'An Assessment of the Economic Contribution of Scotland’s Red Meat Supply Chain' the information can be found at the following web page: http://www.qmscotland.co.uk/news/report-highlights-economic-importance-scottish-red-meat-industry-0 QMS do not have the data for 2015.