Diseased Meat (Imports).

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health. – in the House of Commons at on 18 February 1929.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

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asked the Minister of Health approximately, how many sheep have been examined and the proportion condemned for caseous lymphadenitis since 1st September, 1928, with the exception of imported mutton from New Zealand, by the municipalities of the City of London, Liverpool, Bristol, the county borough of Southampton, and the Metropolitan boroughs of Southwark and Finsbury, respectively?

Photo of Sir Kingsley Wood Sir Kingsley Wood , Woolwich West

As the answer involves a number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The numbers of sheep carcases examined by the local authorities mentioned and the numbers condemned by them for caseous lymphadenitis since 1st September, 1928, with the exception of imported mutton from New Zealand were as follow:

Examined.Condemned.
City of London125,14012,099
Liverpool54,8683,330
Bristol1002
Southampton2,13170
Southwark75,2743,491
Finsbury27,0002,003
(approx.).

These figures are made up to various dates from the 31st January onwards.