§ 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.