§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food(a) how many animals and (b) what types of animals have been subject to movement restrictions applied under article 15 of the Tuberculosis (England and Wales) and (Scotland) Orders 1984 for each year since 1984; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Donald Thompson
[holding answer 16 January 1989]Under articles 15 in both the Tuberculosis (England and Wales) Order 1984 and the Tuberculosis (Scotland) Order 1984 notices may be served on occupiers of premises where animals are or may be infected with tuberculosis. Details of the numbers of notices served and types of animals to which they applied for each of the last five years are as follows:
1Number of notices served on occupiers of premises Types of animals 1984 Nil — 1985 5 Deer 1986 Nil — 1987 Nil — 1988 12 Deer 1 Alpacas and Guanocos 1 As notices served can apply to a number of animals it is not possible to say how many animals were involved.