Marginal Land Cultivation

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

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It is proposed now to extend the cattle on hill grazings scheme in two directions, first by allowing for a higher rate of sub- sidy (up to a limit of £4 in special cases) on the recommendation of the Agricultural Executive Committee, and secondly by making the scheme applicable to any upland farm in respect of which the Agricultural Executive Committee would be prepared to offer assistance under the goods and services scheme. With the aid of this grant an upland farmer will be better able to meet his share of any project or operation, including particularly the ploughing of grassland for crops or reseeding, to which he may be directed and thereafter to purchase or rear additional stock.