HC Deb 07 July 1961 vol 643 c155W
Lieut.-Commander Maydon

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many horticultural grants have been made in the County of Somerset; and what is the value of them.

Mr. Vane

To the end of June, 1961, 45 applications for grants under the Horticulture Improvement Scheme had been approved in respect of proposals estimated to cost £55,813, of which Exchequer grant would meet approximately £18,604. Grants actually paid by the end of June amounted to £5,599.