HC Deb 30 January 1956 vol 548 c73W
Captain Kerby

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the cost, to date, of his Department's pest officers' system; how many rats were caught by these officers during 1955; and at what cost per rat.

Mr. Amory

The rat destruction service operated by county agricultural executive committees, under the supervision of pest officers, is available to farmers on a repayment basis and is self-supporting. It is not possible to say how many rats were killed.

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