§ Mr. Buchanan-Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if, in view of the representations he has received from the Scottish Milk Marketing Board that sale of cattle known to be carriers of brucellosis should be controlled, he will now introduce legislation empowering local authorities to control such sales.
§ Mr. Ross
The Scottish Milk Marketing Boards have made proposals for dealing with the problem of active excretors, and my Department are discussing these with the Boards.
Meantime I cannot usefully add anything to my replies to the hon. Member on 2nd February and 11th June last, and to the reply I gave on 28th January to the hon. Member for Hamilton (Mrs. Ewing).—[Vol. 757, c. 444; Vol. 766, c. 32; Vol. [776, c. 317.]