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Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 3 July 1990

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the latest figure for the number of confirmed cases of BSE in (a) the east midlands and (b) Nottinghamshire.

Following is the information:

CountyConfirmed cases
Warwickshire159
Northamptonshire115
Nottinghamshire83

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the number of holdings which have had at least one case of BSE in the last two years, by county, in the United Kingdom.

The information for Great Britain for the two years from 30 June 1988 to 29 June 1990 is as follows:

CountyHoldings
Bedfordshire15
Cambridge22
Essex32
Hertfordshire40
Lincolnshire58
Norfolk96
Northamptonshire64
Suffolk66
Cheshire208
Derbyshire119
Hertfordshire and Worcestershire161
Lancashire191
Leicestershire156

County

Holdings

Manchester8
Merseyside5
Nottinghamshire48
Shropshire199
Staffordshire164
West Midlands11
Avon150
Cornwall569
Devon849
Dorset482
Gloucestershire207
Somerset578
Wiltshire394
Clwyd103
Dyfed362
Glamorgan Mid16
Glamorgan South18
Glamorgan West5
Gwent72
Warwick85
Cleveland11
Cumbria194
Durham43
Humberside46
Northumberland32
Tyne and Wear1
Yorkshire North327
Yorkshire South30
Yorkshire West43
Berkshire43
Buckinghamshire54
Hampshire217
Isle of Wight33
Kent110
London4
Oxon104
Surrey69
Sussex East96
Sussex West145
Borders11
Central17
Dumfries69
Fife19
Grampian82
Highland20
Lothian10
Orkney7
Shetland1
Strathclyde112
Tayside25
Gwynedd38
Powys116