HC Deb 06 November 1968 vol 772 cc105-6W
Mr. Maclennan

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he is taking to promote research into the production of a safe louping-ill vaccine; and what progress is being made.

Mr. Hoy

I am advised that the Microbiological Research Establishment,

Porton, are arranging to carry out, in association with a prospective commercial manufacturer, research with a view to developing a new vaccine against louping-ill for the protection of men and animals.