§ Andrew George
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many cattle pregnancies and lactations were generated by(a) artificial insemination and (b) hire bulls in the last 12 months. 
§ Mr. Amess
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many successful prosecutions have been brought under the Protection Against Cruel Tethering Act 1988. 
§ Mr. Denham
I have been asked to reply.
Offences connected with cruel tethering cannot be distinguished from other offences under the Protection of Animals Act 1911 in the statistics collected centrally.