HC Deb 26 May 1952 vol 501 cc124-6W
Mr. Swingler

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will state the numbers of cattle, sheep and pigs, which have been slaughtered in Staffordshire as a result of the recent outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, to the latest date for which figures are available.

Sir T. Dugdale

Up to mid-day on 26th May, 3,357 cattle, 1,051 sheep and 1,088 pigs had been slaughtered in Staffordshire since the first outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the present series occurred in the county on 15th April.