HC Deb 14 July 1986 vol 101 c364W
Sir Adam Butler

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many (a) individual sheep and (b) flocks have had to be destroyed in Great Britain as a result of the Chernobyl fallout.

Mr. Jopling

No flocks have had to be destroyed. To date, 726 individual sheep have been slaughtered in England for sampling purposes. The position in Wales and Scotland is a matter for my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Wales and Scotland respectively.

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