HC Deb 08 June 1939 vol 348 cc629-30W
Sir T. Rosbotham

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he can give an assurance that everything possible is being done by his Department to prevent the invasion of this country by the Colorado beetle?

Sir R. Dorman-Smith

I am satisfied that all practicable precautions are taken by my Department to prevent the introduction of the Colorado beetle into this country. The position is constantly under review and special watch is kept in all districts which, by reason of their proximity to infested countries, may be regarded as susceptible to invasion by direct flight.

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