HC Deb 08 May 1989 vol 152 cc334-5W
Mr. McLeish

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total amount of European agricultural guidance and guarantee fund moneys in respect of the various schemes from 1988–89.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

Details of contributions and receipts in 1988–89 will be presented to Parliament later this year in the appropriation accounts for expenditure class XVI relating to agricultural support for which the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland has responsibility. Provisional outturn figures for the year are set out in the table. To these amounts should be added the Scottish share of market support expenditure incurred by the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce which in the United Kingdom in 1988–89 is currently estimated to be £984 million.

£ million
1. Reimbursement schemes
Capital Grants/Farm Structure 2.691
Hill Livestock Compensatory Allowances 10.146

£ million
Integrated Development Programme for the Western Isles 0.796
Fish Producers' Organisations
Marketing and Processing Projects 2.380
Fishery Projects 3.375
2. Pre-funded schemes
Annual Ewe Premium 28.684
Suckler Cow Premium 6.706
Non-Marketing of Milk
Milk Outgoers 6.293
Cereal Co-responsibility Levy Refunds 0.723
Overall total 61.794

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