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Foot and Mouth

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 16th November 2001.

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Photo of Owen Paterson Owen Paterson Conservative, North Shropshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs under what powers the foot and mouth contiguous cull was carried out.

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

The contiguous cull was carried out using powers contained in schedule 3, paragraph 3 of the Animal Health Act 1981.

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