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Farm Census

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will place in the Library the results of the farm census appertaining to the year 1978, including the amount of agricultural machinery currently held.

The official volumes of agricultural statistics for England and Wales and for the United Kingdom for the years 1978–79 are in the course of preparation. Copies will be placed in the Library as soon as they are available. Meanwhile the following statements giving county results for England and Wales for both 1978 and 1979 have been sent to the Librarian:

June Census (including glasshouses)1978 and 1979
December Glasshouse Enquiry1978
October Vegetable Enquiry1978 and 1979
Farm Tenure1978 and 1979
Size Distribution of Holdings1978
Estimates of yield and production1978
In addition, a copy of the press notice giving results for agricultural machinery —England and Wales total—at December 1978 has been sent to the Librarian.