Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture

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  • Voluntèer Labour (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture if in view of the lack of work for harvest volunteers in some counties, he will review the need for as many camps next year; and if he will state the cost of...

  • Deer, Somerset (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will give the figures for the number of deer killed in Somerset for each of the years 1938 to 1947, showing how many were killed by hunting them to...

  • Imported Linseed (Weeds) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is aware that considerable quantities of seed of the dangerous weed Brassica Juncea, which had never previously been found in Great Britain, were...

  • Farm Institute, Kent (Training Course) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture how many ex-Service men have attended, and are attending, the Kent Farm Institute, Sittingbourne; how many of these have found employment in agricultural...

  • Livestock Panel, Somerset (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture if he has investigated the results achieved by the livestock panel set up by the Somerset Agricultural Executive Committee and if he will take steps to encourage...

  • Water Supply Schemes (Grants) (4 speeches)

    Mr. De la Bère: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether in view of the numerous cases of delay of many months in making settlements in connection with the grant for water supply schemes to...

  • Worn-out Horses (Transport) (13 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture if he is aware of public concern regarding suffering of horses in transit to slaughter houses, namely, lack of food and water for long periods; and what steps...

  • Building Materials, South-West Area (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture if he is aware that shortage of some components is causing long delays in erection of M.A.F. buildings in the South-West; and if he will take steps to effect an...

  • Labour, Norfolk (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is satisfied that there is sufficient labour in Norfolk to lift the potato or sugar-beet crops in time to prevent losses by adverse weather conditions...

  • Combine Harvesters (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture, approximately how many new combine harvesters will become available to the British agricultural industry in time for the harvest of 1949; and how many of...

  • Crop Reports (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture why the National Advisory Service is to take over the duties of crop reporters as from 1st April, 1949; and what grounds he has for assuming that the accuracy of...

  • Further Agricultural Education (Report) (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture what reports he has received from the Joint Advisory Committee on Further Agricultural Education under the Chairmanship of Dr. Thomas Loveday; and if he intends...

  • Farm, Shropshire (Notice to Quit) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture why the notice to quit The Parks Farm, Bitterley, in Shropshire, served on Miss Errington was upheld without a period of supervision; why the district committee...

  • Pig and Poultry Rations (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture how many farmers were eligible to apply for the pig and poultry rations offered to them during last August; and how many had in fact availed themselves of this offer.