§ Mr. Paterson
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much the Government have spent in assistance to organic fruit growers in the past five years. 
§ Mr. Morley
Aid is available for the conversion of land to organic farming and free advice is available to farmers through the Organic Conversion Information Service. Statistics are not available specifically on payments to organic fruit growers as the data are collected by reference to general land type.