HC Deb 25 October 1993 vol 230 cc468-9W
Mr. Martlew

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the number of applications in each county in Northern Ireland under the(a) main arable areas payments scheme and (b) the simplified scheme in 1993; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ancram

The number of applications by county under the arable area payments scheme are as follows:

County Main scheme Simplified scheme
Antrim 12 678
Armagh 8 251
Down 66 1,050
Fermanagh 2
Londonderry 33 671
Tyrone 7 335
Total 126 2,987

Advance payments for oilseed applications have already been made and payments for cereals, proteins and set-aside will be made during the months of November and December.