Marginal Land Cultivation

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons on 17th November 1942.

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The position has been carefully examined by the Departments concerned, with expert economic assistance, and it has been decided to institute a scheme under which, in respect of operations or projects directed by an Executive Committee, a farmer may apply for a grant in reduction of the cost of certain goods or services required for the carrying out of the directions. It will be in the Committee's discretion to give assistance, on cause shown, in respect of the goods and services in question within limits which will be notified to the Executive Committees. In certain cases applications must be referred to the Central Department for sanction.