Hill Farming

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th February 1972.

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Photo of Mr James Stodart Mr James Stodart , Edinburgh West 12:00 am, 29th February 1972

We are already providing special help to hill farmers to maintain reasonable incomes through the hill livestock subsidies and the capital grants, and as my right hon. Friend announced last October we shall be seeking parliamentary approval to the new livestock subsidies in due course. The Community recognise the need for measures to preserve reasonable incomes in hill areas.