HC Deb 01 May 2002 vol 384 c779W
Mrs. Ann Winterton

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many meetings officials from her Department had with representatives of the Cornish fishing industry in(a) March and (b) April. [53206]

Mr. Morley

The Department provides the Secretariat to the Objective I Fisheries Priorities Management Group in Cornwall which includes a wide representation of the Cornish fishing industry. It met on 18 March and on 22 April. Apart from that representatives of their industry, among others, participate from time to time in meetings with officials on various subjects.

1999 2000 2001 2001
Total labour force 397,700 373,900 1368,300 2387,800
Total income from farming per annual work unit of farmers, partners and those with an entrepreneurial interest3 (£) 13,203 8,159 9,059
1 These results exclude the effect of the register improvement in England and are directly comparable with June 2000.
2 These results include the effect of the register improvement in England and are not directly comparable with June 2000.
3 An annual work unit (AWU) represents the equivalent of an average full-time person engaged in agriculture.


June Agricultural and Horticultural Census

Agriculture in the United Kingdom

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