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European Funding

Volume 264: debated on Thursday 19 October 1995

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) if he will list those projects which he has agreed to fund in partnership with the European agricultural guarantee and guidance fund in England; and if he will list the amounts involved in each case; [37685](2) when he will announce the level of matching funding for the European agricultural guarantee and guidance fund in England; [37686](3) how much matching funding will be available from his Department for European agricultural guarantee and guidance fund financed projects in cash and percentage terms in this and the next five years in England. [37688]

Programmes which are co-financed by the European agricultural guarantee and guidance fund with this Department are as follows:

  • Guarantee Section
    • Environmentally Sensitive Areas
    • Nitrate Sensitive Areas (Environmental Protection (nutrients))
    • Moorland Scheme
    • Countryside Access Scheme
    • Conservation, Habitat Scheme and Access
    • Organic Farming
    • Farm Woodlands
  • Guidance Section
    • Hill Livestock Compensatory Allowances
    • Farm Grants
    • Improved Marketing
Details of expenditure on these programmes, including planned expenditure for the next three years, and the amounts funded by the relevant section of the EAGGF, can be found in chapters 3 and 4 of the 1995 departmental report of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Intervention Board, copies of which can be found in the Library of the House.