§ Mr. Swinney
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will provide a breakdown for(a) Scotland, (b) England, (c) Northern Ireland and (d) Wales of the green pound compensation that was to be made available under the package announced on 22 December 1997, and the new levels of compensation available for each nation under the green pound compensation package announced on 3 February 1998; if he will state the differences between the figures under the two schemes in each case; if he will provide a breakdown of these figures for the hill livestock sector; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Rooker
[holding answer 6 February 1998]: The information requested is set out in the table. The figures in brackets show that part of the totals which is payable to producers in the Less Favoured Areas.
Estimated £ million 22 December package 3 February package difference (a) Scotland 17.4 (14.9) 23.9 (20.6) 6.5 (5.7) (b) England 24.7 (9.5) 34.7 (14.0) 10.0 (4.5) (c) Northern Ireland 11.0(8.5) 14.2(11.0) 3.2 (2.5) (d) Wales 6.9 (6.2) 12.2(11.1) 5.3 (4.9)