HC Deb 15 February 1991 vol 185 cc633-4W
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.

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.

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