HC Deb 30 March 1905 vol 143 c1706

To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland whether, in view of the results accruing to German agriculturists from the cultivation of sugar beet, he will advise the Department of Agriculture to establish an experimental farm for the purpose of testing beet sugar culture and manufacture in Ireland.

(Answered by Mr. Walter Long.) The reply to this Question is in the negative, for the reasons stated in my reply to the hon. Member on the 23rd instant.†