§ Dr. Strang
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the net farm income for sheep and sheep and cattle farms in severely disadvantaged areas, in both nominal and real terms, for each year since 1978.
§ Mr. Gummer
Estimates of net farm income, based on results of sample surveys are provided in the following table. Year to year comparison can best be made by reference to the indices shown in the table, which are based on results from constant samples of farms.
§ Sir Peter Tapsell
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 4 February.
§ The Prime Minister
This morning I presided at a meeting of the Cabinet and had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others. In addition to my duties in the House I shall be having further meetings later today.