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Grey Squirrels

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 11 May 1961

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57.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he proposes to take to control the increasing numbers of grey squirrels.

I do not close my mind to the possible need for Government action. But from the evidence that is so far available on the damage being caused by the grey squirrel, I am not convinced that there is at present any need for me to intervene.