Skip to main content

Farm Incomes

Volume 890: debated on Monday 14 April 1975

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the percentage increase in farm incomes over the past two years.

Aggregate net income of the United Kingdom farming industry increased by 49 per cent. from £861 million in 1972–73 to £1,283 million in 1973–74 but a fall of 12 per cent. to £1,133 million is forecast for 1974–75. On this basis the increase in aggregate net income in 1974–75 over 1972–73 is forecast to be over 31 per cent.