HC Deb 09 February 1971 vol 811 c81W
23. Mr. Drayson

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the level of capital investment in the agricultural industry for the latest available 12-month period compared with the previous five 12-month periods.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

Gross capital formation in fixed assets is provisionally estimated to be £222 million in 1970, compared with £172 million in 1965, £172 million in 1966, £186 million in 1967, £210 million in 1968 and £212 million in 1969.