HC Deb 24 May 1984 vol 60 c545W
Dr. Roger Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will seek to expedite a statement on the special cases of dairy farmers in Wales affected by the introduction of the recent European Economic Community milk quota arrangement.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The arrangements for dealing with hardship cases will be publicied as soon as possible.

1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83
Total vertebrate incidents investigated 188 194 227 206 185
Number of cases in which pesticide residues were identified 63 86 127 96 96
A review of wildlife incidents investigated is published in the annual MAFF/ADAS Agricultural Science Service Research and Development Report "Pesticide Science".

Mr. Skeet

asked the Minister of Agriculure, Fisheries and Food if he will list the chemicals involved in the pesticides which have caused damage to wild geese on the east coast.

Mrs. Fenner

Following the incident to which I referred on 9 May in answer to an earlier question from my hon. Friend, analysis of samples submitted to my Department has revealed residues of triazophos and trace residues of dimethoate.