§ Mr. Tony Banks
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many licences were issued for mink factory farms for each county of Northern Ireland in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Ancram
[holding answer 8 February 1995]: There has only ever been one licensed mink farm in Northern Ireland. It was situated in County Down and was issued with an annual licence in 1990 and 1991. No licences were issued in 1992, 1993 or 1994.