§ Mr. Shepherd
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will set out in the Official Report a table showing for each year since and including 1946 (a) the increase in farming net income, excluding stock appreciation, (b) the net product at constant prices, (c) labour productivity, (d) the gross output at consant prices, (e) the toal expenditure at constant prices, (f) the total gross capital formation, (g) farm rents at constant prices, (h) average earnings at constant prices, and (i) average hours of working by agricultural workers.
§ Mr. Bishop
Some of this information has been published in annual White Papers on the review of agriculture. But there have been changes in the bases on which data have been kept, and I regret that the information is not available as requested and could not be provided without disproportionate cost.