HC Deb 16 December 1986 vol 107 c507W
Mr. Geraint Howells

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many farmers in Scotland are owner-occupiers; and how many tenant farmers there are farming over three hectares.

Mr. John MacKay

At the June 1986 agricultural census in Scotland there were 17,329 wholly owned farms, while there were 9,915 wholly rented farms of over three hectares.