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Emergency Commons debate about BSE

Title
Emergency Commons debate about BSE
Genre
News report; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
28 Mar 1996
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:04:34
Description
In tonight’s emergency debate in the Commons Agriculture Minister Douglas Hogg announced a ban on the sale of meat from cows older than 30 months at the time of their slaughter. It was a predictably robust debate tonight, and our political editor Ed Boyle was there. Also speaking in the Commons Labour leader Tony Blair; Prime Minister John Major; Gavin Strang, Shadow Agriculture spokesman; and Conservative MP Nicholas Winterton.
Contributors
Gavin Strang; Nicholas Winterton; John Major; Tony Blair; Ed Boyle; Douglas Hogg
Keywords
Politics; Agriculture; UK; Beef; Bovine spongiform encephalopathy; Cattle

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