§ Mr. Marten
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the inquiry into the management of the State veterinary service and the action which it is proposed to take.
§ Mrs. Fenner
Various matters affecting recruitment and career opportunities in the Ministry's veterinary service were recently examined by a joint working party representative of management and the veterinary officers. Its conclusions are now being urgently considered and my right hon. Friend is taking a close and continuing personal interest in this.