Grey Seals, Orkney

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th November 1960.

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Photo of Mr Gilmour Leburn Mr Gilmour Leburn , Kinross and West Perthshire 12:00 am, 15th November 1960

The first point I should like to make is that this was an experiment that was authorised to establish the most effective means of control. On the other point made by my hon. Friend, I accept that there is some strong evidence of damage to fisheries by seals, and it is for this reason that further investigations are going on.