§ Mr. Morris
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT the total amount given for each of the various farm subsidies and grants to Welsh agriculture in the year 1959–60.
§ Mr. Hare
Final accounts for the financial year 1959–60 are not yet available but it is estimated that the farming grants and subsidies paid to farmers in Wales and Monmouthshire will amount to a little over £7¾ millions, as follows:
£ Fertiliser Subsidy 1,379,000 Lime Subsidy (including spreading contribution) 840,000 Ploughing Grants 901,000 Farm Drainage Grant 146,000 Farm Water Supply Grant 51,000 Livestock Rearing Land Improvement Grant 443,000 Marginal Production Grant 203,000 Attested Herds Scheme— Head Rate (Capitation) Bonus 273,000 Milk (Gallonage) Bonus 245,000 Livestock Premiums (Bulls) 7,000 Calf Subsidy 1,730,000 Hill Cow Subsidy 756,000 Silo Subsidy 243,000 Farm Improvement Grant 389,000 Small Farmer Scheme 195,000 Small Farmer Supplementary Scheme 10,000