HC Deb 18 February 1963 vol 672 c3W
Mr. Farr

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) what is the total number of rabbit clearance societies in England and Wales;

(2) what percentage of the rural acreage of England and Wales is covered by rabbit clearance societies.

Mr. Scott-Hopkins

There are 723 rabbit clearance societies covering approximately 43 per cent. of the agricultural land and woodland in England and Wales.