§ Mr. Hanson
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the cost of administering the cattle identification document scheme in Wales for the year 1993–94.
§ Mr. Redwood
The costs of staffing the permanent posts created to administer the beef special premium scheme will amount to about £353,000 in the 1993–94 financial year. Staff have also been redeployed from other work for varying periods, and some casual staff employed, to help with the one-off tasks of establishing the scheme.