§ Sir J. Gilmour
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she is satisfied that the methods employed this year in reducing the sea gull population on the Isle of May are the most efficient and humane way of bringing 132W about the reduction in numbers; and if she will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
Yes. I understand that by introducing a narcotic into a bread bait the birds were killed painlessly.