HC Deb 08 February 1995 vol 254 c333W
Mr. John D. Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the rate of response in each of the past five years in respect of the June agricultural census forms; and when was the last prosecution for failure to return the agricultural census forms.

Sir Hector Monro

The response rate for the main June census was as follows:

1990 per cent. 1991 per cent. 1992 per cent. 1993 per cent. 1994 per cent.
93 93 90 92 92

The last year in which non-respondents were prosecuted for failure to return a June agricultural census form was 1992.