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Live Sheep Exports

Volume 400: debated on Tuesday 25 February 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many live sheep were exported from Dover to continental Europe on 1 February 2003; when and where health certification was carried out in respect of the sheep; how many of the sheep were rejected as unfit for the intended journey, (a) during inspection for health certification purposes and (b) at Dover docks, and to where those sheep were taken, and what the address was of the final destination given on the route plan for each of the consignments. [98520]

The information requested is as follows:647W, if she will list the main items of property that the Rural Payments Agency lost through theft in 2001–02, together with the value of those items. [98129]

[holding answer 24 February 2003]: The Rural Payments Agency only came into existence on 16 October 2001. Losses through theft from then until end December 2002 are as follows:16 October 2001–31 December 2002: Loss of five laptops at £2,000 each and six mobile phones at £50 each, making a total of £10,500.