Former MP, Broxtowe
I wish to support the action of the Government in the interests of the farmers of the country. I have just been helping an Independent candidate at Boston who is the owner or part-owner of 8,000 acres of land. Anything that is given by this Bill will go to that man himself as farmer. Last year, he lost £40,000, although his land is some of the best to be found in the country. If a man in...
I am about to finish. I believe that we are on the right lines in relieving the farmer of some of the burden that is on him. I hope not only that this Bill will pass, but that something further will be done.
Does my hon. Friend know that the wages of agricultural labourers have been raised in many instances by 100 per cent., but that wages are in danger of being reduced unless something is done for the farmers?
Former MP for Broxtowe
Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 10 May 1929 — General election
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