Now its up to 100m for farming

13 November 1998

Now it’s ‘up to £100m’ for farming

THE Governments farm aid package will be “up to £100 million”, agriculture minister Nick Brown told the House of Commons yesterday (Thursday).

A formal announcement will be made on Monday or Tuesday. The measures will be “specifically targeted” at the current problems in the industry.

Earlier newspaper reports put the figure at about £50m.

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