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Agriculture

Volume 934: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) what was the target set in "Food From Our Own Resources" for farm income, gross and net, for Northern Ireland; and what has been the actual outturn to date;(2) what were the targets of numbers of each class of livestock set for Northern Ireland in "Food From Our Own Resources"; and what have been the actual figures to the latest available date;(3) what were the targets for potatoes, cereals, eggs, poultry, meat, milk, beef and fat sheep production set out in "Food From Our Own Resources" for Northern Ireland for each year since the paper was published; and what was the actual production and estimated production until the end of 1977.

"Food From Our Own Resources" was a comprehensive exercise covering the United Kingdom as a whole and no regional projections were made.