§ Mr. George Rodgers
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what financial contribution is available towards the cost of employing young agricultural workers in training and agricultural students employed in the industry in a temporary capacity; and how the amount of the subsidy has varied in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Strang
The Agricultural Training Board pays grants to employers of young agricultural workers who enter its three-year apprenticeship scheme. The rates of such grants over the last five years have been as follows:
touch with farming interests in the region. My own links with the East Midlands are very strong and I shall be making an official visit there tomorrow.