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PQs for written answer Nov 4 2004

http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200304/cmordbk1/41104w01.htm
 
130
Andrew George (St Ives):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether (a) Ministers and (b) officials in the (i) Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and (ii) her Department had been informed of the existence of the (A) James Dring Report, (B) Northumberland Trading Standards video and report, (C) scientific test samples sent to Pirbright and (D) results of those test samples, all in respect of the Burnside Farm, Heddon-on-the-Wall, foot and mouth disease outbreak in 2001, (1) prior to and (2) during the period of the Dr Iain Anderson FMD Inquiry in 2001-02.
(196678)
131
Andrew George (St Ives):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the (a) James Dring report, (b) Northumberland Trading Standards video and report, (c) scientific test samples sent to Pirbright and (d) results of those test samples, in respect of the Burnside Farm, Heddon-on-the-Wall, foot and mouth disease outbreak in 2001, were (i) supplied to the Chairman of the Lessons to be Learned Inquiry in 2001 and (ii) the subject of minuted informal meetings in (A) the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and (B) her Department in (1) 2001 and (2) 2002.
(196679)
132
Andrew George (St Ives):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment was made of the suitability of the (a) James Dring report, (b) Northumberland Trading Standards video and report, (c) scientific test samples sent to Pirbright and (d) results of those test samples, in respect of the Burnside Farm, Heddon-on-the-Wall, foot and mouth disease outbreak in 2001, to be forwarded to Dr Iain Anderson for his Inquiry in 2001-02.
(196680)
133
Andrew George (St Ives):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what criteria were used by (a) the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and (b) her Department when deciding which documents and evidence should be made available to Dr Iain Anderson for the inquiry he chaired into the 2001 foot and mouth disease outbreak.
(196681)
134
Andrew George (St Ives):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when her Department first received (a) a video and (b) other documentary evidence from Northumberland Trading Standards Department in respect of the 2001 foot and mouth disease outbreak at Heddon-on-the-Wall.
 
 
 
150
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to establish the original source of the 2001 foot and mouth epidemic.
(196521)
151
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, who in her Department has seen the video of Burnside Farm, taken by trading standards officials on 24th February 2001; and if she will make a statement.
(196530)
152
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the reports from James Dring that some of the evidence of foot and mouth disease discovered on Burnside Farm constituted old lesions.
(196531)
153
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what tests were made on the dead sheep shown in the Burnside Farm video taken by trading standards officials on 24th February 2001 to determine their cause of death; and what the results were of those tests.
(196532)
154
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will hold a further public inquiry into the sources and cause of the 2001 foot and mouth disease epidemic.