HC Deb 01 February 1994 vol 236 c633W
Mr. Tipping

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was(a) the maximum, (b) the minimum and (c) the average amount paid out under the arable area payments scheme in Northern Ireland in the latest available year; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ancram

[holding answer 28 January 1994]: Final statistics for the 1993 scheme year are not yet complete. As at 31 December 1993, 96 per cent. of claims had been paid of which: (a) the maximum amount paid out was £33,394; (b) the minimum amount paid was £48.03; and (c) the average amount paid out was £1,241 per applicant.

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