HC Deb 27 May 1976 vol 912 c317W
26. Mr. Ward

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether the outbreak of "mad itch" among pigs in Holland constitutes a potential threat to British herds; and what contingency plans have been made to deal with an outbreak in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Strang

As this disease, generally known as Aujesky's disease, has been recognised here since 1961, a contingency plan is not needed. We do not import live pigs from Holland.

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