Meat and Meat Products: Import Monitoring

House of Lords written question – answered on 2nd May 2001.

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Photo of Viscount Cranborne Viscount Cranborne Conservative

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What was the budget of the body or bodies devoted to monitoring the imports of meat and meat products in each of the years 1990-2000.

Photo of Baroness Hayman Baroness Hayman Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)

This information is not held centrally. All meat imported from third countries into the UK must enter at designated UK border inspection posts (BIP), where it is subject to veterinary inspections. The inspection services at the BIP and the budgetary control thereof are the responsibility of the local authority.

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