HC Deb 23 May 1974 vol 874 c213W
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.

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