HC Deb 18 May 2004 vol 421 cc826-7W
Mr. Laurence Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will make a statement on her proposals for the Compensation Scheme Review. [173876]

Mr. Bradshaw

The consultation period on proposals for rationalising compensation for notifiable animal diseases ended on 7 January this year.

The results of the consultation have been analysed and a summary of the responses posted on the Defra website.

In light of the responses, officials are considering how best to take the policy forward.