HC Deb 24 November 1994 vol 250 cc373-4W
Mr. Welsh

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of total farm incomes is represented by(a) hill livestock compensatory allowance payments and (b) sheep annual premiums; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Gwilym Jones

The information for 1992–93 is as follows:

Type of subsidy Percentage of net farm income Hill and upland (LFA) livestock farms
Hill livestock compensatory allowances 35.8
Sheep annual premium 89.7

Estimates of farm incomes for 1993–94 and forecasts for 1994–95, together with details of subsidies, are due to be published as part of the autumn hill review on 29 November.

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