§ MR. DODD (Essex, Maldon)
I beg to ask the President of the Board of Agriculture whether the proposed inquiry will be large enough in its scope to include the consideration of the question whether tithes and local taxation aggravate the existing agricultural depression, and to what extent?
§ THE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE(Mr. GARDNER,) Essex, Saffron Walden
In answer to my hon. Friend I have to say that the reference will be of a general character in accordance with the precedent of 1836.