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Avian Influenza

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 8154, tabled on 21 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether she plans to make changes to the compensation offered to farmers whose stock is affected by avian flu.

Answered on

8 September 2015

Defra is conducting a review of the compensation arrangements for animal keepers in the event of an exotic disease outbreak. The review, which was recommended by the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England, is ongoing.

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