HC Deb 06 March 2000 vol 345 c548W
Ms Walley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total expenditure in each of the past three financial years on controlling and treating rat infestations in prisons. [113043]

Mr. Boateng

The information requested is not available.

Regular inspections take place in all prison establishments to check for infestations of pests of all types, and establishments have contracts with pest control firms for action to be taken to deal with any infestations discovered.

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