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Farmers And Farm-Workers

Volume 301: debated on Tuesday 25 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what studies she has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated into the age structure of (i) full-time farmers and farm-workers and (ii) part-time farmers in Northern Ireland; how many (A) males and (B) females there are in each such category; and what were the figures (1) five, (2) 10 and (3) 15 years ago. [17356]

Information on the age structure of full and part-time farmers and farm-workers is collected in periodic EU Structure Surveys, the latest of which was carried out in 1997.The numbers requested in part(II) of the question are:

Full-time farmers and farm-workersPart-time farmers