§ Mr. John Hall
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of cattle in Scotland was attested free from tuberculosis in 1929 and 1959, respectively; and what were the pulmonary and non-pulmonary tuberculosis notifications in those years, expressed as a percentage of the population.
§ Mr. Maclay
The Attested Herds Scheme came into operation in 1935. Substituting that year for 1929, the information sought is as follows:
— 1935 1959 per cent. per cent. Percentage of cattle population attested 0.27 100 Tuberculosis notifications per 100,000 population: pulmonary 101 72 non-pulmonary 60 11