§ Lord Mason of Barnsley
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many landowners and managers of fisheries have applied for a licence to shoot cormorants in each of the past five years. [HL3541]
§ Lord Whitty:
The numbers of applications received in the past five years is as follows. The annual figures are taken from 1 April each year to the following 31 March.
Number of applications 1999–2000 106 2000–01 132 2001–02 136 2002–03 184 2003–04 165