HC Deb 04 February 1985 vol 72 c445W
Mr. Deakins

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the percentage increase in European Economic Community agriculture expenditure in 1983 compared with 1982, and in 1984 compared with 1983; and what change he anticipates in 1985.

Mr. MacGregor

The increase in EC agriculture expenditure over the previous year was 28 per cent. in 1983 and is estimated at 16 per cent. in 1984. The 1985 Community budget has not yet been adopted.