§ 54. Mr. Anstruther-Gray
asked the Minister of Agriculture how many animals have been slaughtered in Scotland during the past year owing to foot-and-mouth disease; and what is the compensation paid?
§ The Minister of Pensions (Mr. Ramsbotham)
I have been asked to reply. During the past year 2,706 animals were slaughtered in connection with outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in Scotland. The amount of compensation paid for these animals was £12,676.