Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

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  • Protein Supply (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what support he is giving to research into alternative sources of protein supply for animal and human consumption, respectively.

  • Bacon (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is satisfied that home production of bacon is fulfilling its allocation of the Bacon Sharing Agreement; and if he will make a...

  • Agricultural Production (Expansion) (16 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will initiate an inquiry into how the balance of payments position of this country could be strengthened by an expansion in British...

  • Beef (Deficiency Payments) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what estimate he has made of the deficiency payments for beef during the current financial year.

  • Barley (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what effect the rise in barley production in France is having on exports of barley from this country and on prices in the market here.

  • Farm Costs (18 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take immediate steps to relieve the pressure of increased costs on farmers' incomes.

  • Milk (15 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he has completed the details of the pool price dilution formula for milk; and if he will now announce it.

  • Fatstock Producers (Abatements) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what steps he proposes to take to relieve the abatement suffered by fatstock producers prior to his announcement in July.

  • Agriculture (Selective Expansion Programme) (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a progress report on the selective expansion programme for agriculture.

  • Calf Slaughterings (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether the increased level of calf slaughterings is in accordance with the selective expansion programme as outlined in the National Plan.

  • Statutory Bodies (Cost) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the cost to farmers of statutory bodies established since October, 1964.

  • Horticulture (Fuel Oil Surcharge) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what additional costs will fall on to horticulturists during the current financial year as a result of the surcharge on fuel oil.

  • Fertilisers (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what will be the extra cost to the agricultural industry of fertilisers during the current financial year as a result of a reduced rate of...

  • Store Lambs (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how prices of store lambs this autumn have compared with those a year ago.

  • Republic of Ireland (Discussions) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement about the discussions which he has been having with the Minister of Agriculture in Eire.

  • Meat Imports (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much he estimates will be spent on imports of meat during 1967.

  • Agricultural and Horticultural Holdings (Planning Permissions) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will now revise his present policy concerning support by his Department to planning applications on agricultural and horticultural...

  • Cereals (Import Costs) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how much he estimates the imports of cereals will cost during 1967.

  • Agricultural Wage Award (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what additional costs will be incurred by farmers during the current financial year as a result of the recent agricultural wage award.

  • Wheat (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what effect imports of soft wheat are having on prices of home-grown wheat.

  • Agricultural Workers (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food to what extent the annual decline in the numbers of agricultural workers is in accordance with the lines laid down in the National Plan.

  • Sugar Prices (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what are the prospects of an international agreement on sugar prices being reached; and if he will make a statement.

  • Commonwealth Sugar Agreement (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the recent London talks on the Commonwealth Sugar Agreement.

  • Farms (Amalgamation Grants) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether, in the event of the occupiers of a large farm and of a non-commercial holding both wishing to purchase a non-commercial holding...

  • Farming and Forestry (Loans) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will consider seeking to establish a Land Bank to give fixed-interest loans for both farming and forestry on the lines of the French...

  • Brucellosis (Accredited Herds) Scheme (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the progress so far made on the brucellosis eradication scheme.

  • Agricultural Holdings (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many agricultural holdings are owned or administered by his Department; and how many of them have been separately visited by him in the...

  • Smallholdings (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food why he opposes tenants of his smallholdings acquiring a tenancy of a nearby smallholding owned privately or by a county council, although the...

  • Warble Fly (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what estimate he has made as to the number of cattle which receive treatment against infestation by warble fly.

  • Rabbits (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) on how many occasions in 1965, 1966 and 1967 he has prosecuted owners or occupiers of land for failing to abate an infestation of...

  • Hill Farmers (Income) (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied with the present level of income of hill farmers; and if he will make a statement.