HC Deb 23 February 1939 vol 344 c584W
Mr. Pearson

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he can state the number of cattle destroyed, and the total compensation paid, during the recent out breaks of foot-and-mouth disease in Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire, respectively?

Sir R. Dorman-Smith

In the outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease which have occurred in Glamorgan since the beginning of November last, the number of animals compulsorily slaughtered was 405 cattle, 1,252 sheep and 95 pigs, and the compensation paid amounted to £9,740 1s. The corresponding figures for Monmouth shire are 84 cattle, 233 sheep and 44 pigs slaughtered and £2,055 3s. Paid in compensation.