Common Agricultural Policy

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:12 pm on 15th May 1996.

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Photo of Mr William Ross Mr William Ross , East Londonderry 7:12 pm, 15th May 1996

I thought I heard the hon. Gentleman say a few moments ago that about 20 species of animal have contracted BSE-type diseases from eating meat. Given the dangers of inaccurate language in this debate, would he care to reconsider his words? Is he referring to eating muscle, or to eating brains and other parts in which the BSE prion is found?