§ Miss Geraldine Smith
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what performance targets he has set for the Farming and Rural Conservation Agency for 1998–99; and if he will make a statement. 
Dr. John Cunningham
With the agreement of the Secretary of Sate for Wales I have set the following targets for the Farming and Rural Conservation Agency (FRCA) for 1998/99.
EfficiencyTo deliver a 3 per cent. efficiency saving compared with 1997/98.
Delivery of Services92 per cent. of work completed in time.98 per cent. of work completed to quality standards agreed with MAFF and WOAD customers.Design and carry out a user and customer satisfaction survey.
Financial PerformanceTo recover from Government Departments and Agencies the full economic cost (calculated according to accruals accounting) of its services.To operate within the net cash allocation as agreed for FRCA by the MAFF Management Board.