PQ4432 DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD & RURAL AFFAIRS PARLIAMENTARY QUESTION

PQ4432 DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD & RURAL AFFAIRS

PARLIAMENTARY QUESTION

 

Question No: 95 Named Day Date: 11 March 2002 (On Order Book: 4 March 2002)

 

 

Mr Peter Ainsworth (East Surrey): To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on what dates, within the last two years, orders have been placed for the manufacture and printing of signs and notices indicating that the public should keep off premises owing to the presence of foot and mouth disease. [39990]

 

[Holding answer 4 March 20021

Mrs Beckett

 

The Department keeps stocks of a range of warning notices for the control of foot and mouth disease. The following orders were placed by the Animal Disease Control Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, with the Department's own printing services.

 

(i) On 22 February 2001, an order for the printing of notice FM44 which says "Please keep out".

 

(ii) On 6 March 2001, an order for the printing of notice FM25, which says "No admittance on account of FMD"

 

(Iii) On 24 May 2001, an order for the printing of poster FM28 "Notice to the General Public in FNM Infected Areas"

 

Information on orders placed by local Animal Health Offices and Disease Control Centres is not readily available.