HC Deb 29 January 2001 vol 362 cc53-4W
Mr. Drew

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many recipients of agricultural support received in the most recent financial year for which figures are available(a) less than £5,000, (b) £5,001 to £10,000, (c) £10,001 to £50,000, (d) £50,001 to £500,000, (e) £500,001 to £2 million and (f) more than £2 million [147542]

Ms Quin

[holding answer 26 January 2001]: The information requested is set out in the table and relates to expenditure on claims for support under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funded from the European Agricultural Guarantee and Guidance Fund (EAGGF) in the Financial Year ended 31 March 2000.

Amount Number of payments1
Less than £5,000 381,011
£5,001–£10,000 33,740
£10,001–£50,000 28,476
£50,001–£500,000 3,479
£500,001–£2million 13
More than £2 million 0
1 Many of the recipients will have received payments under more than one CAP support scheme. Information on the total amount of support received by individual recipients is not available.

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