HC Deb 12 December 1985 vol 88 c727W
Mr. Ron Davies

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when he proposes to announce the savings in programmes within his responsibility referred to in his statement on 28 November.

Mr. Jopling

[pursuant to his reply, 4 December 1985, c. 269.]A contribution of £1 million is to be made from the programmes for which I am responsible. The cash limit for Class III, Vote 4 (Other Agricultural and Food Services and Support from the Fishing Industry) is being reduced by £650,000 from £145,333,000 to £144,683,000 and extra receipts of £350,000 arising from increased sales of land on that Vote will be surrendered to the Consolidated Fund. Separate announcements are being made about the remaining contribution of £4.3 million which is being found by my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Scotland, for Wales and for Northern Ireland.