§ Sir John Wells
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing the percentage uptake of the apple replanting grant each year since its inception; and what sums were under consideration or otherwise at the latest convenient date.
§ Mr. Gummer
[pursuant to his reply, 28 April 1986, c. 314]: The number of claims expressed as a percentage of the growers registered with the Apple and Pear Development Council is as follows:
1 April—31 December 1983 1984 1985 1.2 7.4 11.0
Information on current levels of investment will not be available until grant claims are received.