HC Deb 17 June 2003 vol 407 cc180-1W
David Maclean

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what compensation or other payments were made by her Department on behalf of the Crown to(a) Chinese businesses and (b) the Chinese community in the northeast following the accusations that Chinese restaurants were responsible for foot and mouth. [119226]

Mr. Morley

[holding answer 16 June 2003]: I am not aware that any such payment was made by or on behalf of this Department.

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