HC Deb 24 February 1998 vol 307 c183W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, pursuant to his answer of 17 February 1998,Official Report, column 606, what evidence he has evaluated to suggest that support for agriculture has been capitalised into the value of land. [30736]

Mr. Morley

There have been several studies providing evidence that agricultural support affects the value of land. A recent study on "The Social Economic Value of Agricultural Land" commissioned by the Department from Professors D. R. Harvey and K. Willis of Newcastle University summarises the theory and available evidence. Copies of this report have been placed in the Library of the House.