Former MP, North Antrim
I am grateful for having the opportunity of intervening in the debate, because I suppose that I represent as many small farmers as any hon. Member in the House. I believe that the Bill will apply to a great number of farms in Northern Ireland, and there is no place where a Measure of this sort is more necessary. Owing to our remoteness, it is inevitable that the prices which we receive for...
I am grateful to my right hon. Friend for that assurance because I think that it is of some importance. It is unfortunate that I have many farms of less than 20 acres in my constituency. as have many of my hon. Friends from Northern Ireland. I think that amalgamation of small farms is inevitable and, on the whole, a good thing. I should like to quote to the House the figure which is...
As this Order applies mainly to Northern Ireland, I wish to say how much we welcome it. From practical experience I can say that the date is very much recorded in code, and carefully scrutinised whenever cattle are presented for certification. We welcome anything which will prevent the illegal importation of cattle into Northern Ireland.
Former MP for North Antrim
Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1952 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 18 September 1959 — General election
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