HC Deb 18 February 1963 vol 672 c2W
16. Mr. Kimball

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many pests officers are in the employment of his Department; and what is the total of their salaries.

Mr. Scott-Hopkins

At the present time there are 228 pest officers at our regional and divisional offices whose salaries total £261,791 a year.