§ Mr. Heppell
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland on how many occasions officials of the state veterinary service have observed the killing of mink on fur farms in the last 12 months; and what method of killing was used in each case. 
§ Mr. Raymond S. Robertson
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I offered him on 19 March,Official Report, column 167, advising that no mink farms had been licensed in Scotland since 1993.