§ Mr. Home Robertson
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total amount of hill livestock compensatory allowances paid in 1988; what was the total number of claimants; and how many individuals claimed more than £6,750.
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
Hill livestock compensatory allowances amounting to just over £43.5 million were paid in 1988 to 18,365 applicants. Of these, 1,793 received payments of more than £6,750.