§ Mr. Martyn Jones
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the incidence of reported feline spongiform encephalopathy for each available year until 1989; and if he will make a statement on his estimates of unreported feline spongiform encephalopathy for this period. 
§ Mrs. Browning
The number of feline spongiform encephalopathy cases confirmed by date of clinical onset for each month since 1989 at 29 October 1996 is:
§ Mr. Boswell
The Ministry has already made use of order-making powers to deregulate aspects of the Corn Returns Act 1882 and the Slaughterhouses Act 1974. We currently have no plans to present further proposals to Parliament this year.