HC Deb 06 July 1983 vol 45 cc95-6W
Mr. Geraint Howells

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he is satisfied with the present state of the sheep industry in Wales; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The Welsh sheep industry is receiving substantial benefits from the EC sheepmeat regime, and the breeding flock has been increasing by 2 to 3 per cent. a year.