Prairie Buster Plough, Shetland

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd February 1949.

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Photo of Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence , Orkney and Shetland 12:00 am, 22nd February 1949

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that some years ago in Orkney it was found that this kind of plough with a caterpillar track was the only effective and economic means of breaking in the wet and stony hill land? What is the point of whetting our appetites for this sort of plough in the Shetlands and then denying it to us?