§ Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the nature and scope of his new research programme into the vertical tranmissibility of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if the research work into bovine spongiform encephalopathy as announced by him on 9 January, will be published in full as recommended by the Tyrrell report.
§ Mr. Gummer
[holding answer 12 January 1990]: I shall adhere to MAFF's general policy and publicise the results of research which we fund.