To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many avian influenza outbreaks there have been in each of the last five years.
There were no outbreaks of avian influenza in Great Britain in 2010, 2011, 2012 or 2013.
In 2014, there was one case of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in Yorkshire.
In 2015, there have been two cases of avian influenza: one low severity H7N7 case in Hampshire and one highly pathogenic H7N7 case in Lancashire. The two cases were not linked.
There has not been an outbreak of avian influenza in Northern Ireland in the past five years.