Livestock Movements

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 7th November 2001.

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Photo of Laurence Robertson Laurence Robertson Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will make provision to compensate for the cleansing and disinfecting costs involved in animal movement; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Elliot Morley Elliot Morley Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

holding answer 5 November 2001

There is currently no provision to compensate farmers for the cost of cleansing and disinfecting involved in the movement of animals and there are no plans to do so.

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