§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will estimate the proportion of expenditure incurred to date under the second leg of the sheep compensation scheme 1986 paid in respect of lost sheep (a) in England, (b) in Wales and (c) Scotland.
§ Mr. Gummer
Expenditure authorised to 27 February 1987 under the second leg of the sheep compensation scheme 1986 (which compensates for market price losses under the mark and release scheme) was:
£ per cent. England 50,959 3.1 Wales 805,119 48.9 Scotland 789,065 48.0 Total 1,645,143 100