HC Deb 30 April 1986 vol 96 c438W
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.

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