Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture

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  • Home Produce (Marketing Schemes) (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture how far it is the policy of Her Majesty's Government to encourage producers to carry out schemes under the Agricultural Marketing Acts to develop more efficient...

  • Foot-and-Mouth Disease (26 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture on what international bodies concerned with foot-and-mouth disease Her Majesty's Government are represented.

  • Unused Land (Cultivation) (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he can give an estimate of the acreage of land not required for other purposes which is at present unused for food production and which could be cultivated.

  • Calf Rearing Subsidy (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is now able to announce the details of his proposed calf rearing subsidy plan; and whether colour marked heifers and calves sired by bulls of...

  • Scottish Land Workers (Wages) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture if he is aware that the Agricultural Wages Board for Scotland has rejected a motion for wage increases of 5s. and 4s. per week for men and women workers,...

  • Rye Production (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture what acreage in England and Wales was sown to rye in 1939, 1951 and 1952, respectively; and what amount was harvested in 1939 and 1951.

  • River Irwell, Bury (Flood Prevention) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture what flood prevention work has been completed on the River Irwell above Bury during the past three years; what schemes are at present in hand; and what further...

  • The Wash (Reclamaion) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture if, in view of the amount of agricultural land which has been taken for other purposes in recent years and the fact that this loss of food-producing land is...

  • Dried Grass (Production) (3 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture what has been the production of dried grass this season, as compared with last year at the same date.

  • Holdings, East Suffolk (3 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture how many agricultural holdings there are in East Suffolk under 100 acres, between 100 and 300 acres, and how many above 300 acres, respectively.

  • Horticultural Tariffs (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he can now say when he will announce the Government's policy for the horticultural industry; and whether a decision has been reached in the application...

  • Farms (Tillage Orders) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is satisfied that all farms in respect of which a direction has been issued under the Tillage (Maximum Pasture Acreage) Order have been inspected this...

  • Soft Fruit Imports (9 speeches)

    Dr. Bennett: asked the Minister of Agriculture what effects he estimates his policy this year, in respect of the import of soft fruits, especially strawberries, has had upon the markets and...