§ Mr. Morley
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the prevalence and use of mobile abattoirs.
§ Mrs. Browning
At present there are no mobile abattoirs in use in England. All slaughterhouses, including mobile abattoirs, must meet the structural and hygiene standards set out in the Fresh Meat (Hygiene and Inspection) Regulations 1992 and have to be licensed by the appropriate Agriculture Department.