asked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make the gathering of information on ethnic origins compulsory, and publish the percentage of entrants to his Department who failed to respond to the ethnic origins questionnaire.
|Financial years||Agricultural and Horticultural Co-operation Scheme (AHCS) (excluding forage groups) £'000s||EC Reg 1035/72 launching aid to producer organisations in fruit and vegetable sectors £'000s||AHCS grants to for-age groups under EC regulation 797/85 £'000s||Total £'000s|
On the policy issues, I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 24 March. On response rates I regret that I cannot add to the information given to the hon. Member on 9 March at column 87.