HC Deb 11 March 1987 vol 112 cc217-8W
Mr. Best

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will set out the cost per cow in a year of the charges for dairy inspection in respect of (i) those farmers who will pay £90 per visit and (ii) those farmers who will pay £80 per visit.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

As my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food indicated in

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

The information requested is given in the following table:

the debate in the House on 2 March 1987, for an average herd size of 60 cows the charge for a visit once every three years is 50p per cow set against current annual public support of £90 per cow.