HC Deb 03 April 1922 vol 152 c1882W

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, in view of the statement in the circular letter dated 24th March issued by his Department to local authorities re the Animals (Landing from Ireland) Order of 1922, stating that representations have been received from agricultural bodies and farmers to the effect that if farming operations are to be continued it is essential that provision should be made for the modification of the existing restrictions on account of foot-and-mouth disease to enable them to obtain fresh supplies of store stock, he is prepared forthwith to act upon the recommendations of the Royal Commission on the cattle embargo which unanimously recommended the opening of the ports in this country to store cattle from Canada, more especially having regard to the fact that the Commission found that there was no danger of disease from the introduction of Canadian cattle?


The answer is in the negative.