HC Deb 30 April 1986 vol 96 cc436-7W
Mr. Frank Field

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish the number and average amount of single payments made in the latest period for which figures are available to families with children, distinguishing between couples and single parents, in total and by type of single payment.

Mr. Major

[pursuant to his reply, 16 January 1986, c. 703]: The information is as follows:

in the Official Report a table showing for each common agricultural policy product the amount spent in 1985–86 on each hectare or livestock unit in the United Kingdom under (i) the European Economic Community budget and (ii) the United Kingdom budget in direct subventions, export rebates and so on.

Mr. Gummer

The information requested is contained in the table for those categories of expenditure which can be allocated to specific commodities.

Average expenditure in United Kingdom—provisional 1985
FEOGA funded £ per hectare United Kingdom funded (*) £ per hectare
Cereals 48 130
Fodder 11 n/a
Peas and beans 154 n/a
Oilseeds 231 n/a
Sugar 382 n/a
Fruit and Veg. 16 n/a
Hops 178 n/a
£ per livestock unit (†)
Milk and milk products 87 29
Beef and veal 36 41
Sheepmeat 109 n/a

n/a = expenditure not separately identified.

* United Kingdom Exchequer expenditure less receipts from sales of intervention stocks.

(†) Dairy cow or heifer equivalents.