HC Deb 02 March 1966 vol 725 c285W
15. Mr. Grimond

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the average price of prime beef to the farmer last year and in 1955.

Mr. Hoy

The average return to the farmer on certified fat cattle in 1955 was 153s. 1Üd. per live cwt., including an average guarantee payment of 9½d. per live cwt. The comparable figure for 1965 was 180s. 6¼d., including a guarantee payment of 5s. 2d.