HC Deb 29 April 1969 vol 782 c205W
Mr. Gwynfor Evans

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what percentage of persons in England, Scotland and Wales, respectively, is engaged in agriculture.

Mr. John Mackie

It is estimated that approximately 2½ per cent. 4 per cent. and 4½ per cent. of persons in civil employment are engaged in agriculture (including horticulture) in England, Scotland and Wales respectively.