Land Commission (References)

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th February 1954.

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Photo of Sir Waldron Smithers Sir Waldron Smithers , Orpington 12:00 am, 18th February 1954

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will give the names of all areas referred to the Agricultural Land Commission for investigation and report under Sections 84, 86 and 87, respectively, of the Agriculture Act, 1947; the dates of the several references; and the number of owners and occupiers in each area who owned land or had tenancies in the respective areas.

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

As my answer includes a number of figures, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer: