HC Deb 08 July 1902 vol 110 c1070

Return ordered, "showing (a) the number of instances in which between the 24th day of June 1897 and the 31st day of March 1902, local authorities acquired land for allotments and small holdings by (1) compulsory purchase; (2) purchase by agreement; (3) compulsory hiring; (4) hiring by agreement; and in each case the parish in which such land has been acquired; the acreage; and the number of tenants to whom the allotments and small holdings are let under the Acts: (b) The number of cases in which parish councils between the same dates acquired by purchase or hiring land for other purposes than allotments; and in each case the quantity of land and the purpose for which it was acquired: (c) The number of cases in which between the dates mentioned (1) representations were made by parish councils to County Councils under Section 10 (1) of the Local Government Act, 1894, with regard to the hiring of land compulsorily for allotments; (2) orders were made by County Councils on such representations; (3) such orders were confirmed or disallowed by the Local Government Board."—Sir Walter Foster.)