Holdings, East Suffolk

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th July 1952.

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Photo of Mr James Harrison Mr James Harrison , Nottingham East 12:00 am, 24th July 1952

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.

Photo of Mr Thomas Dugdale Mr Thomas Dugdale , Richmond (Yorks)

In June, 1951, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 3,744 holdings in East Suffolk of under 100 acres of crops and grass; 1,225 between 100 and 300 acres; and 263 of 300 acres and over.

Photo of Mr James Harrison Mr James Harrison , Nottingham East

Do not the figures given by my right hon. Friend show the wisdom of his action in getting a higher price for the first 400 gallons of milk per month?