Former MP, North Norfolk
I value the opportunity to take part in this debate. While I join in the criticism expressed from this side of the Committee regarding the conduct by the Government of agricultural affairs, I wish to maintain sincerely that British agriculture has at the moment nothing of which to be ashamed. British agriculture and all associated with it have much of which to be proud. I pay my tribute to...
I am not referring to the Bill which is in another place. This is a Government proposal—
I will leave it at that, Mr. Russell, but the Minister has my point. For some time we have been pegging away at the agricultural apprenticeship scheme. At last we have got it going. Applicants for apprenticeships are coming forward in increasing numbers, but while some counties are doing very well, others are not. The new Regulations to attract boys and girls on to our farms will succeed,...
Former MP for North Norfolk
Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 2 August 1964 — Died
Also represented Norfolk Northern
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