HC Deb 19 October 1966 vol 734 c43W
Sir R. Russell

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what proportion of the £815,000 being spent on research under headings E.1 and E.2 of the Estimates of his Department for 1966–67 is devoted to research into the prevention and cure of foot-and-mouth disease; and what progress is being made.

Mr. John Mackie

None. Such research is undertaken by the Animal Virus Research Institute, Pirbright, supported financially by the Agricultural Research Council.