HC Deb 02 March 1984 vol 55 cc381-2W
Mr. Lord

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied with the current arrangements for inspecting imported poultrymeat.

Mrs. Fenner

Yes. The inspections undertaken are designed to complement the animal health rules governing the importation of poultrymeat agreed with the European Commission following the judgment of the European Court.

blocked or otherwise impaired by marbles and scented erasers, respectively, during the most recent five year period for which figures are available, as recorded in the figures collated from his Department's home accident surveillance system from a sample of 20 hospitals in England and Wales.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

The numbers of persons who received treatment in accident and emergency departments of hospitals in consequence of marbles and erasers in the mouth, throat or digestive system, reported by the 20 hospitals participating in my Department's home accident surveillance system, are: