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Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will ask the Environment Agency to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death by asphyxiation of 5,000 fish at Cuckoo Hollow, Werrington, Peterborough on 15 June 2006; whether the Agency has in place a plan to prevent similar occurrences during future periods of hot weather; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Bradshaw [holding answer 5 July 2006]: The Environment Agency has been fully involved in investigating the incident at Cuckoo Hollow. Agency staff found that dissolved oxygen levels in the lake were very low, largely because of high temperatures over the previous weekend. Action was taken by Agency staff to replenish oxygen levels in the lake, and to ensure that there were no signs of any chemical pollution.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on what occasions an (a) individual and (b) organisation has applied for a judicial review of decisions of his Department in each year since 1997; and what the outcome was of each case where proceedings have been completed. 
Peter Luff: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many tonnes of beef and beef products were imported into the UK from (a) other EU member states and (b) other countries in (i) 2004 and (ii) 2005. 
|Imports of beef and beef products into the UK|
| Notes: 1. Data prepared by Trade statistics, Agricultural Statistics and Analysis Division, DEFRA. 2. 2005 data is subject to amendments. 3. EU data based on EU 25. Source: H M Revenue and Customs|
Daniel Kawczynski: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions he plans to have with the (a) Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers and (b) National Union of Farmers on the price for milk paid to farmers. 
The Government share farmers concerns over the low farmgate price of milk and Ministers meet regularly with both representatives of
the diary industry and the NFU. However, price negotiations between producers and processors, are a private commercial matter in which Government cannot get involved, as long as competition rules are respected.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much (a)
liquid milk and (b) milk powder was (i) imported and (ii) exported in each of the last three years. 
H M Revenue and Customs
Data prepared by Trade statistics, Agricultural Statistics and Analysis Division, DEFRA 2005 data is subject to amendments
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