Agriculture Act, 1947 (Disciplinary Provisions)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th December 1957.

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Photo of Mr Joseph Godber Mr Joseph Godber , Grantham 12:00 am, 19th December 1957

This Association sent a deputation in November, 1952, to my right hon. Friend's predecessor, urging repeal of the power of dispossession and gave written and oral evidence urging total repeal to the Wilson Committee in 1955. On several occasions over the last few years the Association have protested against the use of the powers in Part II of the Act in individual cases.