HC Deb 01 February 2001 vol 362 c298W
Ms Dari Taylor

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress is being made in the extension of the Pet Travel Scheme to rabies-free islands. [146776]

Ms Quin

The Pet Travel Scheme was extended from 31 January to include cats and dogs from 28 rabies-free islands, including Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Cyprus. Over 14,500 cats and dogs have now successfully entered the UK using the scheme since it was launched last February.