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Agricultural Mortgage Corporation

Volume 884: debated on Thursday 23 January 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied that the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation has adequate funds to meet the demands upon it; and if he is prepared to enlarge the sums available.

The Agricultural Mortgage Corporation raises funds from the market as and when they are required to meet new borrowing demands. The corporation

were met by net imports in the period January to September 1974, the latest date for which figures are available, were:

Beef and veal21 per cent.
Mutton and lamb54 per cent.
Pork1 per cent.
Bacon and ham53 per cent.