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Mice Infest UK's Westminster Palace in London

Rodents & Mice

London's Houses of Parliament, also known as Westminster Palace, has rodents, and there is much debate about how to control them.

Associated Press | March 11, 2010

LONDON — The House of Lords has a momentous decision to make: Should it get cats to chase the mice that have infested one of Britain's most famous buildings?

London's Houses of Parliament, also known as Westminster Palace, has rodents, and the peers aren't exactly sure what to do about it.

Ivan Anthony Moore-Brabazon, the House's administration chief, on Wednesday turned down suggestions to acquire cats. He says the felines could ingest mice poison or wander around the chamber and disrupt business. He favors the current tactic of using poison and mousetraps.

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Source: Associated Press

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