HC Deb 20 June 1996 vol 279 c616W
16. Mrs. Lait

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what plans he has to expand the countryside stewardship scheme. [32378]

Mr. Boswell

We are expanding the countryside stewardship scheme with £5 million additional funds for new agreements both this year and next year. A number of additional items will also be eligible for payment.