HC Deb 23 July 1913 vol 55 c2053W

also asked what are the last Returns available of the outbreaks of swine fever in the United Kingdom; and how they compare with those of previous periods within recent years?


The number of outbreaks of Swine Fever in Great Britain during the first six months of each year front 1908 to 1913 inclusive, is as follows: 1908, 1,192; 1909, 911; 1910, 731; 1911, I,332; 1912, 1,797; 1913, 1,230. With regard to Ireland, I must refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend the Vice-President of the Irish Department.