Small Farmers Act

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th July 1959.

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Photo of Mr Emrys Hughes Mr Emrys Hughes , South Ayrshire 12:00 am, 28th July 1959

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how much money has been already approved for grant under the provisions of the Small Farmers Act in Scotland and in Ayrshire; and how many farmers in Scotland and Ayrshire have now been definitely promised grants.

Photo of Hon. John Maclay Hon. John Maclay , Renfrewshire West

One hundred and eighteen plans involving grant of £103, 171 have so far been approved in Scotland. No plans have yet been approved in Ayrshire.

Photo of Mr Emrys Hughes Mr Emrys Hughes , South Ayrshire

Does the Secretary of State expect Ayrshire to be enthusiastic about that?

Photo of Hon. John Maclay Hon. John Maclay , Renfrewshire West

Only four completed plans have been received from Ayrshire, and these are at present being considered.