HC Deb 03 December 1908 vol 197 cc1678-9
MR. JESSE COLLINGS (Birmingham, Bordesley)

I beg to ask the hon. Member for South Somerset, as representing the President of the Board of Agriculture, if he will state the extent of the land which each of the four co-operative societies has acquired from the county councils; and whether the land so acquired is by purchase or hire; if the latter, for how many years is the land hired, if the former, what price per acre have the societies agreed to pay.

MR. FULLER (; for Sir EDWARD STRACHEY) Wiltshire, Westbury


County. Co-operative Society. Area of land let to the Society. Terms of lease under which the Society have hired the land. Average rent per acre agreed to be paid by the Society.
a. r. p. Years. s. d.
Bedfordshire Biggleswade 271 1 19 21 31 3
Northants Clipston 107 7 27
Northants Rushden 264 14 21 6
Wiltshire Mere 443 3 24 21 18