HC Deb 05 May 1964 vol 694 c153W
Mr. Kenyon

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) what was the amount given to agriculture in 1958–59 and in 1962–63 in grants and subsidies;

(2) what was the cost of price guarantees support for 1958–59 and for 1962–63.

Mr. Scott-Hopkins

The amounts paid in 1958–59 and 1962–63 from the Votes of this Ministry and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland in implementation of the farm price guarantees, were £154.7 million and £190.1 million respectively and £80.9 million and £109.4 million respectively for farming grants and subsidies. Details are shown in Appendix V of the White Paper on the Annual Review and Determination of Guarantees, 1964 (Cmnd. 2315), published on 18th March.