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Schedule 2 - Scrapie

Part of Animal Health Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:30 pm on 4th December 2001.

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Photo of Ann Winterton Ann Winterton Conservative, Congleton 4:30 pm, 4th December 2001

Indeed. My hon. Friend makes a good point. A huge number of hefted sheep were slaughtered on moorlands and common land in Cumbria, although I do not know of specific instances where mistakes were made. However, I know that mistakes were made elsewhere in Cumbria, and compensation should be paid at 200 per cent. of market value in such cases.