HC Deb 23 May 1938 vol 336 c842
39. Sir Gifford Fox

asked the Minister of Agriculture the total cost of exterminating the musk rat and the maximum number of people employed, and how many years it took to exterminate it?

Mr. W. S. Morrison

The net cost to my Department of exterminating the musk rat in England and Wales was £16,265. The maximum number of trappers employed on the work at any one time was 40, and the operations extended over approximately three years.

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