§ 52. Lieut.-Colonel Bromley-Davenport
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give the estimated cost of the fatstock guarantee in respect of cattle, sheep, and pigs for the first quarter of this fatstock year, as compared with the same period of April, May, and June for 1959.
§ Mr. Hare
Guarantee payments on fat-stock for the period April-June, 1960, totalled£11.80 million compared with£16.49 million in the corresponding quarter of last year. The separate figures are:
Cattle,£4.52 million compared with£1.89 million. Sheep,£0.68 million compared with£3.51 million. Pigs,£6.60 million compared with£11.09 million.