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Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis (9 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: The results of the post-mortems and tests will be considered by the Independent Expert Panel and their report into the safety, effectiveness and humaneness of controlled shooting is expected in the new year.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis (9 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: The purpose of the monitoring during the pilots was to assess the effectiveness, safety and humaneness of controlled shooting, not cage trapping and shooting. All of the badgers subjected to post mortem had therefore been killed by controlled shooting.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis (9 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: A random sample of the badgers culled in the pilots was subject to post mortem examination, in which any cause of death other than shooting would have been identified. Further information can be found at: http://www.defra.gov.uk/animal-diseases/files/badger-cull-ie p-monitor-humane-shooting20130307.pdf Those badger carcases that were not subject to post mortem examination were disposed of in...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Low Incomes (9 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: The research project to review publicly available evidence on the landscape of food aid provision and access in the UK was put out to open tender online, in accordance with Government procurement policy. All government-funded research projects are required to go through the necessary review and quality assurance processes prior to publication. The project is subject to review by a range of...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Potatoes (9 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: DEFRA supports potato growers in a number of ways, including through research, funding through the EU common agricultural policy and EU Rural Development Programme, plant health inspections, plant protection product licensing and water abstraction reform. DEFRA funds strategic research to improve the productivity and sustainability of UK farming. Research topics relating to potatoes have...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Potatoes (9 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: There is no ban as such. The EU plant health directive (2000/29/EC) permits fresh potato imports from countries which comply with the relevant EU import requirements. These exist to protect all sectors of the EU potato industry, including companies producing crisps. Studies have demonstrated the benefits of retaining freedom from plant diseases, such as ring rot. In most years, the UK...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Rabies (9 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: Every dog, cat and ferret entering the UK must be vaccinated against rabies, with the details of the treatment recorded in an EU pet passport or third country certificate. Animals entering from the EU or from lower risk (‘listed’) countries must wait 21 days after vaccination before travelling. More stringent rules are in place for those coming from higher risk ('unlisted') countries....

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Marine Conservation Zones (5 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: DEFRA has not been notified of any applications for judicial review in relation to the designation of marine conservation zones.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Sea Fish Industry Authority (5 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: In August the Sea Fish Industry Authority, Seafish, consulted the industry by publishing a notice in the London, Edinburgh and the Belfast Gazettes outlining its intention to reduce the levy charged on landing most fish and shellfish in the UK and maintaining the current lower rate for cockles, mussels, whelks, pelagic fish and fishmeal. Industry stakeholders have now responded and Seafish...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Sea Fish Industry Authority (5 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: Triennial Reviews are an important means by which Government ensures that the functions and form, of non departmental public bodies remain appropriate and that they are compliant with best practice on governance and financial and other controls. We are considering the timing of the next review of the Sea Fish Industry Authority as part of the preparation of a programme of Triennial Reviews...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine: Antibiotics (5 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: The priorities of the French National Plan (Ecoantibio 2017), aimed at their livestock, animal health and veterinary pharmaceutical sectors, are broadly similar to those outlined within the UK Five Year Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Strategy; improving infection prevention and control practices; promotion of antibiotic stewardship; developing alternatives to antibiotic use; improving...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine: Antibiotics (5 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: For the past 14 years, in response to recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF), the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has collected, collated and published figures on UK sales volumes of active antimicrobial ingredients in products authorised for use in animals. The reports from 1998-2004 were based on sales data provided voluntarily by...

Deferred Divisions: European Union (4 Dec 2013)

...Dodds Mr Stephen Dorrell Nadine Dorries Jackie Doyle-Price Richard Drax James Duddridge Mr Alan Duncan Mr Iain Duncan Smith Philip Dunne Michael Ellis Jane Ellison Tobias Ellwood Charlie Elphicke George Eustice Graham Evans Nigel Evans David Evennett Michael Fabricant Michael Fallon Tim Farron Lynne Featherstone Mark Field Mr Don Foster Dr Liam Fox George Freeman Mike Freer Richard Fuller...

Deferred Divisions: Betting, Gaming and Lotteries (4 Dec 2013)

...Mr Stephen Dorrell Nadine Dorries Jackie Doyle-Price Richard Drax James Duddridge Mr Alan Duncan Mr Iain Duncan Smith Philip Dunne Michael Ellis Jane Ellison Tobias Ellwood Charlie Elphicke George Eustice Graham Evans Nigel Evans David Evennett Michael Fabricant Michael Fallon Tim Farron Lynne Featherstone Mark Field Mr Don Foster Dr Liam Fox George Freeman Mike Freer Edward Garnier Mark...

Business Rates (4 Dec 2013)

...Gwynne Mr Peter Hain David Hamilton Fabian Hamilton Mr David Hanson Ms Harriet Harman Tom Harris Dai Havard John Healey Mark Hendrick Stephen Hepburn Sharon Hodgson Kate Hoey Kelvin Hopkins Mr George Howarth Tristram Hunt Huw Irranca-Davies Glenda Jackson Cathy Jamieson Dan Jarvis Diana Johnson Graham Jones Susan Elan Jones Sir Gerald Kaufman Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall Sadiq Khan Ian...

Recall of Elected Representatives: Fuel poverty (4 Dec 2013)

...Edwards Clive Efford Julie Elliott Louise Ellman Bill Esterson Chris Evans Paul Farrelly Mr Frank Field Jim Fitzpatrick Robert Flello Caroline Flint Paul Flynn Yvonne Fovargue Hywel Francis George Galloway Mike Gapes Barry Gardiner Sheila Gilmore Pat Glass Mary Glindon Roger Godsiff Paul Goggins Helen Goodman Tom Greatrex Kate Green Lilian Greenwood Andrew Gwynne Mr Peter Hain David...

Recall of Elected Representatives: Schedule 4 — Application and modification of emissions limit duty (4 Dec 2013)

...Dodds Mr Stephen Dorrell Nadine Dorries Jackie Doyle-Price Richard Drax James Duddridge Mr Alan Duncan Mr Iain Duncan Smith Philip Dunne Michael Ellis Jane Ellison Tobias Ellwood Charlie Elphicke George Eustice Graham Evans David Evennett Michael Fabricant Michael Fallon Lynne Featherstone Mark Field Mr Don Foster Dr Liam Fox George Freeman Mike Freer Richard Fuller Edward Garnier Mark...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis (4 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: We are aware of the debate among some veterinarians on this matter. While the evidence does not provide a definitive answer, it is important to note that TB has been eradicated from Scotland and many other countries despite the use of Artificial Insemination (AI). It is also important to note that bovine TB was already endemic throughout GB well before the widespread adoption of AI in the1950s.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Cattle (4 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: The British Cattle Movement Service received a phone call from Stepney Urban Farm on 29 October requesting a licence to move two cattle to the Hillside Sanctuary. This was refused on 30 October, because cattle which do not comply with the cattle identification regulations are not allowed to move between holdings and may only move alive to a disposal centre. Only cattle with valid cattle...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Nature Conservation (4 Dec 2013)

George Eustice: The Government has funded a wide range of projects around the world through its Darwin Initiative grants scheme, spending on which has totalled over £99 million since 1993. Through these projects, the Darwin Initiative has provided a significant contribution, both directly or indirectly, to elephant and rhino conservation. In addition, DEFRA has contributed almost £300,000 in the last two...


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