§ 39. Mr. CHARLES BATHURST
asked the President of the Board of Agriculture the amounts of public money paid in respect of compensation and administration in connection with swine fever in the financial years 1907–8 and 1912–13, respectively?
§ The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of AGRICULTURE (Mr. Runciman)
The net cost of compensation after deduction of salvage in cases of swine fever amounted to £15,723 in the year 1907–8, and to £46,975 in the year 1912–13. The cost of administration amounted to £53,834 in the year 1907–8, and to £66,333 in the year 1912–13.