§ Mr. Tipping
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what area of agricultural land in Nottinghamshire is set aside under the common agricultural policy; and what is its annual value.
§ Mr. Curry
A total of 777 hectares of land are currently set aside in Nottinghamshire under the five-year set-aside scheme at an annual cost of around £146,000. Information on the land set aside under the new arable area payments scheme will not be available until growers have to declare the area later this year.