asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if he retains the right to nominate veterinary surgeons for work on the TB eradication scheme, if so, if this right is rigorously applied; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
Written Answers. - Disease Eradication Schemes.
I retain the right to nominate veterinary surgeons to test under the disease eradication schemes. This right is exercised by veterinary officers of my Department at local level in the best interests of disease eradication.
Questions Nos. 21 and 22 re-submitted for oral reply.