Oral Answers to Questions — Wheat and Oats (Claims).

– in the House of Commons on 27th February 1922.

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Captain TUDOR-REES:

92.

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether all claims under the Agriculture (Repeal) Act have been settled; and what is the total sum expended to date in respect of such claims?

Sir A. BOSCAWEN:

As regards claims in respect of wheat and oats produced in England and Wales, the total number paid up to and including the 25th February was 186,347, the total amount paid being £13,957,495. The number remaining unpaid is approximately 700, largely consisting of cases where the incoming and outgoing tenant have both claimed in respect of the same crops, and agreement has not yet been reached.