HC Deb 09 November 1933 vol 281 cc324-5
75. Brigadier-General BROWN

asked the Minister of Agriculture the present position of foot-and-mouth disease in this country; and whether the recent outbreaks are now under control?


During the past month five fresh centres of disease involving 22 separate infected farms have appeared in England, the counties concerned being Hertfordshire; Isle of Ely; Lindsey, Lincolnshire; Somerset and Derbyshire. These outbreaks have all been dealt with in accordance with the existing policy and no fresh cases have occurred since 31st October. The answer to the last part of the question is in the affirmative.

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