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Farming Subsidies

Volume 122: debated on Tuesday 10 November 1987

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the overall amount of annual subsidy made available by the Exchequer to the British farming industry.

Latest available figures for public expenditure under the CAP and on national grants and subsidies in the United Kingdom for the last three years, (as shown in the 1987 annual review) were:

£ million
1984–851,706
1985–862,160
1986–8711,577
1 Estimate.