§ MR. KING (Hull, Central)
asked the Vice Chamberlain of the Household, Whether Dutch cattle are at present free from disease; and, whether, in view of the fact that the Dutch Government has prohibited the importation through Holland of German sheep for transit to Great Britain, the Committee of Council on Agriculture is now prepared to take Holland out of the Schedule under the Foreign Animals Order?
§ THE VICE CHAMBERLAIN (Viscount LEWISHAM) (Lewisham)
As before stated, an application from the Netherlands Government to allow the landing of cattle without being subject to slaughter, on the ground that the country is free from disease, is still under consideration. Questions have arisen which render it necessary to obtain further information before a decision is arrived at.