HC Deb 06 July 1971 vol 820 c334W
45. Mr. Scott-Hopkins

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is satisfied with the position regarding foot-and-mouth disease in the island of Tierra del Fuego, Argentine, in view of the fact that import licences for mutton and lamb have recently been issued for importation of these products into the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

Yes. My right hon. Friend and his right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland were satisfied on this point before they authorised the issue of licences.