§ Mr. BECKETT
asked the President of the Board of Agriculture whether he is aware that bee disease is prevalent in many parts of the country and threatens ruin to the industry of bee-keeping in numerous districts; whether he is aware 2081W that legislation is urgently needed in order that regulations may be framed and enforced for the purpose of checking this highly infectious disease; and whether he can promise such legislation in the near future?
§ Mr. RUNCIMAN
The answer to each part of the question is in the affirmative. A Bill dealing with the subject was introduced in this House last Friday.