§ 25. Mr. Leslie Huckfield
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many dairy, beef-cattle and pig farmers have gone bankrupt or left their farms in each of the months of 1974 to date; and how this compares with the same months in 1973.
§ Mr. Buchan
I have no figures for 1974. The latest available information about bankruptcies in agriculture, excluding company liquidation, relates to 1973 when there were 69 in England and Wales, compared with a figure of 108 during 1972. I regret that separate figures for different types of farming are not available.