HC Deb 04 December 1980 vol 995 c180W
43. Mr. Renton

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is satisfied with the average profitability of British farmers in comparison with their counterparts in the European Community.

Mr. Peter Walker

The Government have taken action in various ways to improve the profitability of the United Kingdom industry, including three green pound devaluations, increases in the liquid price of milk, improved hill farm allowances, and the maintenance of the capital grant and advisory service systems.