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Orders of the Day — BSE Crisis

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:54 pm on 17th February 1997.

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Photo of Mr Paul Tyler Mr Paul Tyler , North Cornwall 4:54 pm, 17th February 1997

We have made it quite clear that we now favour a selective cull. The hon. Gentleman will have heard me say that we are in favour of the principle, but the way in which the cohorts are being designed has nothing to do with Brussels. Brussels did not invent the scheme. It is entirely due to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. The hon. Gentleman should know that better than anyone else.