HC Deb 31 January 1986 vol 90 c655W
Mr. Ron Davies

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the average annual increase in agricultural labour productivity from 1983 to the latest available date.

Mrs. Fenner

Labour productivity, as defined in table 24 of the annual review of agriculture 1986 White Paper (Cmnd. 9708) is estimated to have increased by an annual average of 7 per cent. between 1983 and 1985.