§ Mr. Iain MacLeod
asked the Minister of Agriculture how much has been spent on research into foot-and-mouth disease in each of the last three years; how many research stations specialise in this work; and what is the staff employed at each.
§ Sir T. Dugdale
Research into foot-and-mouth disease is carried out at the Foot-and-Mouth Research Institute at Pirbright, Surrey. The annual expenditure has been as follows:
£ 1949–50 62,000 62,000 1950–51 53,000 53,000 1951–52 78,000 78,000
The scientific staff, including the Director, at present numbers 20.