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Schedule 2 - Scrapie

Part of Animal Health Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:45 pm on 4th December 2001.

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Photo of Dame Cheryl Gillan Dame Cheryl Gillan Opposition Whip (Commons) 4:45 pm, 4th December 2001

Once more, would my hon. Friend care to speculate with me? Does she not think that the draftsmen worked in such a hurry that they could not put the fine detail into the Bill? We need much longer to scrutinise such new sections, because they have been drafted in such a hurry, but we are in danger of letting down the farming community because we have no possibility of considering them in real detail in Committee.