HC Deb 23 April 1996 vol 276 c75W
Sir Julian Critchley

To ask the Prime Minister what is his policy in respect of requiring the feed and meat processing industries to make a contribution to the culling of the nation's cows. [24480]

The Prime Minister

My right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food made a statement to the House on 16 April,Official Report, columns 513-16, covering measures for the removal of cattle over 30 months of age from the human food chain, and on the possibility of a selective cull of animals potentially at high risk from bovine spongiform encephalopathy.