§ 63. Sir G. Nabarro
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why an official of the Inland Revenue at Whittington, Worcester, in an area infected by foot-and-mouth disease was allowed to call on farms in uninfected areas, leaving behind a buff form, size 4¾ inches by 3¾ inches, thus aiding the spread of the disease, notwithstanding efforts made by the farming community to contain the disease; and whether he will issue instructions to prohibit such behaviour by his officials in the future.
§ Mr. Diamond
In the time available, I have not been able to identify this call. I will look into it if the hon. Member will let me have further details. Instructions have already been given to Inland Revenue officers to avoid making such calls.