HL Deb 21 December 1982 vol 437 c1052WA
Lord Houghton of Sowerby

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the cause of the delay in replying to letters sent to the Home Office by Mr. Give Holland, 10 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh on 22nd March 1982 (on procedures required in the diagnosis on rabies and the listing of rabies vaccine); on 27th April (regarding reports on experiments on sheep at CDE Porton Down on high velocity weapons); and on 6th May 1982 (regarding research with myxomatosis to which an incomplete reply was received and a further inquiry on 5th August ignored); and when replies will be sent.

Lord Elton

It is regretted that through an oversight, replies were not sent earlier to this correspondence. A reply has now been sent: