HC Deb 13 November 1969 vol 791 c154W
Mr. Pardoe

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many bankruptcies occurred among farmers and how many among market gardeners in 1968.

Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody

The number of receiving orders and orders under Section 130 of the Bankruptcy Act, 1914, among farmers—not Fruit—and stock rearers was 119 and among market gardeners, fruit, flower and seed growers 37. Details of failures in the principal trades and occupations in 1968 are given in the Bankruptcy General Annual Report for the year.