§ Mr. Winnick
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what action he intends to take over the increase in mice and rats in domestic properties; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Browning
[holding answer 21 November 1994]: The draft report of the national rodent survey, which will give an indication of the current levels of mice and rat infestation, is being finalised by MAFF, the Department of the Environment, the Department of Health and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, together with its commercial co-sponsors. It is hoped to publish the full report in the new year and an announcement will be made then.