§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what research his Department has evaluated into anthrax, separately identifying that relating to Gruinard Island. 
§ Mr. Rooker
Research funded by the Department and published last year evaluated the public health risks from pigs killed following an outbreak of anthrax infection. The Department has also gained information on decontamination of land following the successful project carried out by the Ministry of Defence on Gruinard Island.