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Rabbits (Cyanide Fumigation Subsidy)

Volume 414: debated on Thursday 25 October 1945

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether arrangements can now be made to extend to the winter period the subsidy given for cyanide fumigation of rabbits, in order to eliminate at the earliest opportunity the necessity for using steel traps.

I have been asked to reply. My right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture has already arranged that the subsidy in question should be extended to cover the Whole year.