§ Mr. Paterson
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what her best estimate is of the staff time costs in replacing stolen, lost and damaged traps used in the operational Krebs triplets areas. 
§ Mr. Bradshaw
It is not possible to quantify the staff input into individual components of the Randomised Badger Culling Trial.1299W
For the average number of field staff employed in operations associated with the culling trial, and total cost of the Wildlife Unit by financial year, I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 22 January 2004, Official Report, column 1366W.