§ 34. Sir JOHN JARDINE
asked the Secretary for Scotland the number of applications for small holdings and extensions of small holdings made from the parish of Castleton, in the county of Roxburgh; whether any of them have been granted; and if the stage of negotiations with the landlord has been reached in any case?
§ The LORD ADVOCATE (Mr. Ure)
Eight applications have been received from this parish; no holdings have yet been formed; inquiries have been addressed to the proprietor regarding suitable land, and one of the Sub-commissioners of the Board of Agriculture has inspected certain farms, but no scheme has yet been matured.