§ Mr. Laurence Robertson
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what assessment he has made of the level of investment on farms in the last four years. 
§ Ms Quin
[holding answer 5 March 2001]: Statistics on the level of farm investment for the period 1995 to 1998 are presented in the table. Figures for 1999 and any revisions of previous years' figures will be published on 15 March 2001. Figures for 2000 will not be available until next year.
Annual level of investment (gross capital formation) in the agricultural and horticultural sector: United Kingdom 1995–98 £ million Year Investment 1995 2,620 1996 2,557 1997 2,544 1998 2,037
Agriculture in the United Kingdom 1999