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Horticulture (Glasshouse Sector)

Volume 887: debated on Monday 24 February 1975

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the total of Government funds invested in the British glasshouse industry via improvement and similar grants in the last five years.

No statistics are available of improvement grants actually paid to particular sectors of the horticulture industry in the United Kingdom. However, it is estimated that the total amount of these grants paid to the glasshouse sector in the five years ended 31st March 1974 was about £23 million.