§ 54. Mr. Hilton
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much money has been spent by his Department on research into foot-and-mouth disease during the last financial year; and how the amount compares with the 1955 financial year.
In the financial year 1960, approximately £290,000 was spent on68W research into foot-and-mouth disease at the Research Institute at Pirbright, Surrey, which is financed through the Agricultural Research Council. This compares with £104,000 in 1955.