HC Deb 05 December 1972 vol 847 c369W
Mr. Roderick

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many tenanted farms and how many owner-occupied farms there are in Wales; and what total acreage each category covers.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

The June 1972 Agricultural Census shows that there were 23,599 holdings in Wales which were wholly or mainly owned, and 10,422 which were wholly or mainly rented. The total owned acreage was 2,339,000, and the total rented acreage was 1,344,000.