§ Mr. STANIER
asked the hon. Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture, when the Order preventing the importa- 333 tion of animals from those portions of the United States of America infected with foot-and-mouth disease was withdrawn; and if all the States have now been declared free.
§ Sir E. STRACHEY
The Board's Order of 28th November last prohibiting the importation of animals from the States of Maryland and Delaware was withdrawn on the 24th instant. The Order affecting the States of Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey is still in operation.