§ Mr. Fitzpatrick
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the breeding of cats at Hillgrove Farm, Witney, Oxfordshire, for the vivisection industry. 
§ Mr. George Howarth
I refer my hon. Friend to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Portsmouth, South (Mr. Hancock) on 19 January 1998,Official Report, column 383 and to the replies I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Dr. Jones) on 3 March 1998, Official Report, column 518.
I have nothing to add to those replies at this time.