§ Mr. Barry Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement concerning sheep farming in Wales.
§ Mr. David Hunt
The Welsh sheep industry contributes about 24 per cent. of the total value of agricultural output.634W
As the supplementary evidence submitted to the Public Accounts Committee explained, decisions on entitlement to incapacity benefits, such as invalidity benefit, are made by the independent statutory adjudicating authorities.