HC Deb 19 October 1966 vol 734 c43W
Mr. Brian Harrison

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will publish the figures of the additional cost to farmers of interest rates on borrowing money in each of the previous five years.

Mr. John Mackie

The change in the cost to farmers of borrowing money for current farming purposes, as estimated for purposes of the Annual Farm Price Reviews, is as follows:—

£ million
1962 plus 2.24
1963 minus 3.80
1964 plus 1.96
1965 plus 5.36
1966 minus 2.46