HC Deb 15 December 1983 vol 50 c578W
24. Mr. Hicks

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when he hopes to implement his proposals for specific assistance to marginal land farmers; and if he will make a statement.

Mrs. Fenner

As my right hon. Friend said in his reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Devon, West and Torridge (Sir P. Mills) on 30 November, the additional aid we have announced for the marginal areas will have to wait until they have been approved as less favoured by the Council of Ministers.

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