Common Pasture.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture. – in the House of Commons on 30th April 1923.

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Photo of Mr Noel Buxton Mr Noel Buxton , Norfolk Northern

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asked the Minister of Agriculture whether the county councils have in any cases created commons in connection with the provision of small holdings; and, if so, whether he will give figures showing the number and the approximate total acreage?

Photo of Mr Robert Sanders Mr Robert Sanders , Bridgwater

I presume that the hon. Member refers to the provision of common pasture for tenants of small holdings provided by county councils. I have no detailed information as to any such provision, but I am advised that the acreage let in this way is very small.