§ MR. COURTHOPE
I beg to ask the hon. Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture, if he will state to what cause the foot-and-mouth outbreak of 1885 was attributed.
§ * MR. J. A. PEASE
No satisfactory evidence was obtained as to the origin of the disease in any of the outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease which occurred in 1885.