HC Deb 05 August 1912 vol 41 cc2680-1W

asked the Vice-President of the Department of Agriculture (Ireland) whether, seeing that the late out- break of foot-and-mouth disease in Ireland has been confined to one small area in county Dublin and is now practically stamped out, he will consider the desirability of declaring the county free from disease and advise the Board of Agriculture in this country to that effect?


As two further cases of foot-and-mouth disease occurred on the 1st instant at Swords, it is not possible for the Department to take the action suggested by the hon. Member at present.

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