The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1979-1983 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Question on Plant Pests and Diseases – 2 February 1981

Below is the text of Mr Major’s Parliamentary written question on Plant Pests and Diseases, published on 2nd February 1981.

Mr. Major Asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many instances have been established of foreign plant pests and diseases entering the United Kingdom following the making of the Import and Export (Plant Health) (Great Britain) Order 1980 and the Plant Pests (Great Britain) Order 1980.

Mr. Wiggin Statutory action was taken in 392 cases during the eight month period ending 31 December 1980.