HC Deb 17 March 2000 vol 346 c362W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many primates have arrived in the UK via Dover port in(a) October 1999, (b) November 1999, (c) December 1999 and (d) January 2000; and of those how many were found to be (i) ill and (ii) dead. [114419]

Ms Quin

[holding answer 14 March 2000]: According to our records, 124 primates arrived in the UK via Dover port in October 1999, 60 arrived in November 1999, 44 in December 1999 and 124 in January 2000. These were inspected by a veterinary surgeon at the quarantine premises which was their destination and were found to have travelled well with no signs of ill health or disease.