HL Deb 24 April 1996 vol 571 c100WA
The Earl of Bradford

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether there have been any outbreaks of BSE in the European Community apart from the recent case in France.

Lord Lucas

The following number of BSE cases have been notified in the following countries up to 18th April 1996:

  • Republic of Ireland 124
  • France 17
  • Portugal 34 (of which 3 are cases imported from UK)
  • Germany 4 (all cases are imported from UK)
  • Denmark 1 (case imported from UK)
  • Italy 2 (both cases imported from UK)