§ Lord Elis-Thomas
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will publish in the Official Report details of the support rates for 1992 for livestock in less favoured areas expressed in terms of pounds per animal, divided between seriously disadvantaged areas and according to animal types, ewes, suckler cows and fat cattle.
The Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Earl Howe)
The headage rates payable under the various livestock subsidy schemes in respect of animals on severely disadvantaged (SD) or disadvantaged (D) land in Great Britain during the appropriate qualifying period are set out below. Eligibility rules for animals under the various schemes are not always the same.
£ per head SD D Hill Livestock Compensatory Allowances Breeding Cattle 63.30 31.65 Hardy Breed Ewes 6.50 N/A Other Ewes 3.60 2.86 Sheep Annual Premium Scheme Ewes 24.05 24.05 Suckler Cow Premium Scheme Suckler Cows 59.64 59.64 Beef Special Premium Scheme Beef Cattle 1 January 1992–16 September 1992 31.82 31.82 17 September 1992–21 September 1992 32.33 32.33 22 September 1992–18 November 1992 32.76 32.76 19 November 1992–25 November 1992 35.22 35.22 26 November 1992–31 December 1992 35.90 35.90