HC Deb 08 March 1990 vol 168 c844W
50. Mr. Robert Hicks

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what policies he is pursuing in order to emphasise to farmers their role as custodians of the countryside.

Mr. Curry

The Department provides a range of incentives including the environmentally sensitive areas, farm and conservation grants and farm woodland schemes, together with general and specialised athice on conservation aimed at encouraging farmers to protect and enhance the countryside.