HC Deb 12 November 1981 vol 12 c174W
21. Mr. Hicks

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the hectarage of winter barley planted in the current year compared with previous years.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

The areas for the crops harvested in 1980 and 1981 were 742,000 hectares and 832,000 hectared respectively. Figures for earlier years are not available.