HC Deb 03 July 1989 vol 156 c6W
Dr. David Clark

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food further to his reply to the hon. Member for South Shields of 22 June,Official Report, column 251, if he is able to list the reasons for rejecting applications for farm diversification grant schemes in 1988.

Mr. Ryder

The reasons for rejection of grant applications were as follows:

Able to carry out work without grant 45
Enterprises of works not eligible 44
Applicants not eligible 27
Receiving grant from other public funds 4
Planning consent refused 4
Not likely to be viable 3
Other miscellaneous reasons including work started before application 10

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