HC Deb 08 September 2003 vol 410 c287W
Mr. Hayes

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will list those outbreaks of contagious animal diseases which have occurred since May 1997, for which the European Commission has issued Decisions or communications to limit their spread; what numbers of livestock were killed to limit spread; what support funds were released in

Classical swine fever 2000 Foot and mouth disease 2001
Number of confirmed cases 16 2030
Livestock killed for disease control 74,793 4,230,786
Compensation paid for livestock (£) 4,453,399 1,033,000,000
Total compensation for which EU reimbursement claimed

(includes other costs) (£)

7,632,925 1,581,000,000
Maximum rate of EU re-imbursement (percentage) 50 60
Maximum amount of re-imbursement (£) 3,816,463 948,600,000
Amount received to date1 (£) 1,809,460 217,000,000
1 Further amounts will only be paid following completion of Commission audits of expenditure incurred during the disease outbreaks.