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Agriculture: Scrapie

Volume 688: debated on Tuesday 16 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What was the cost of the National Scrapie Plan for each year since its inception; and what is the estimated cost for this year and 2007–08.[HL1037]

The figures for National Scrapie Plan programme expenditure (that is, not including staff, information technology and capital costs) are set out in the table below:

Year

2001-2

2002-3

2003-4

2004-5

2005-6

2006-7 *

2007-8 #

£m

4.49

6.55

7.70

20.63

29.64

16.31

15.59

* Estimate at December 2006

# Current allocation for 2007-08