§ Mr. Tom King
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the average value of agricultural land per acre in England, Scotland and Wales in each of the following years, 1965, 1970, 1972.
§ Mr. Godber
The average prices per acre of all sales of agricultural land notified to the Inland Revenue—Department of Agriculture and Fisheries in the case of Scotland—were as follows:
Scotland England (£ per acre) Wales 1965 182* 56† 99* 1970 (September) 212 93† 123 1972 (September) 231 n.a. 154 * March 1966—September 1965 figures no available. † Calendar years.