Howells asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many tons of lime were used by farmers in England in 1975; and what were the corresponding figures for the previous five years.
§ Mr. Strang
Farmers in England spread 2,797,000 tons of subsidised lime in 1975. Corresponding figures for the previous five years were:
Calendar Year Thousand tons 1970 2,992 1971 3,098 1972 2,874 1973 2,820 1974 2,803