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Volume 180: debated on Friday 16 November 1990

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To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what information he has as to (a) the number of farmers and (b) the number of farmers under the age of 35 years who left the industry in each year siince 1970.

Information on the number of farmers, partners and directors in the United Kingdom is published annually in "Agriculture in the United Kingdom" (before 1988 in the Annual Review of Agriculture White Paper). Data are not collected on farmers leaving the industry.