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Horticulture

Volume 82: debated on Wednesday 10 July 1985

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if his Department makes any direct financial contribution to horticultural training; and if he will make a statement.

My Department makes a substantial annual grant to the Agricultural Training Board which is responsible for providing horticultural as well as agricultural training.

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he has any plans to provide financial or other support for the Institute of Horticulture; and if he will make a statement.

We welcome the establishment of the Institute of Horticulture to foster the interests of qualified horticulturalists, but we have no plans to provide it with financial support.