HC Deb 17 May 1990 vol 172 c547W
22. Mr. Strang

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the total sum of money payable to farmers with cereal set-aside schemes in the United Kingdom in 1989; and what estimate he has made of the amount likely to be paid in the current year.

Mr. Curry

A total of £9.8 million was paid in the financial year 1989–90 to participants in the first year of the set-aside scheme and a further £22 million has been allocated in the 1990–91 financial year in respect of participants in the second year of the scheme.