§ 91. Mr. F. Willey
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what amounts have been paid this year by way of deficiency payments regarding homegrown cereals and fatstock, respectively; 157W and how much it is now estimated will be paid this financial year.
§ Mr. Nugent
From the beginning of the current financial year, deficiency payments for the United Kingdom on homegrown cereals amounted to £20.3 million up to 31st October, and on fatstock to £37.8 million up to 28th October.
In the Supplementary Estimate published on 5th July, the deficiency payments for the financial year on cereals were estimated at £48.9 million and on fatstock at £81.8 million.