§ Mr. Tyler
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many ostrich farms have been licensed under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976, in each appropriate administrative area of Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland. 
§ Mr. Clappison
This information is not held centrally. Responsibility for the issue of licences under the Act rests with individual local authorities. The 1976 Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.