Foot-and-Mouth Disease.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 14th March 1922.

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Photo of Major Frederick Kelley Major Frederick Kelley , Rotherham

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asked the Minister of Agriculture whether any fresh outbreaks of foot and mouth disease have been reported in South Yorkshire during the past week; and when he expects to be able to declare that area free of the disease?

Photo of Sir Harry Barnston Sir Harry Barnston , Eddisbury

I have been asked to reply. One case of foot-and-mouth disease was reported to the Ministry during the week ended the 13th instant, inclusive, in that part of Yorkshire south of a line through Bradford, Leeds and Selby. Although the outlook has greatly improved in the district in question, I am not yet able to give any indication as to when the district may be regarded as free from disease.