HC Deb 17 February 1939 vol 343 cc2067-8W
Mr. Creech Jones

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what annual amounts have been guaranteed in subsidies to the respective classes of production and industry in Great Britain?

Captain Wallace

The conditions governing such subsidies are in most cases laid down by Statute and do not provide for fixed annual payments. The provision actually made in the estimates for the current year was as follows:

Beet Sugar 2,550,000
Cattle Industry 4,395,700
Milk 889,100
Land Fertility Improvement 1,400,000
Oats and Barley 203,000
Bacon 150,000
Herring Industry 22,850
Light Horse breeding 5,000
Civil Aviation 1,084,000