§ 81. Mr. G. LAMBERT
asked what are the special financial inducements offered by the French Government for the growing of wheat?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY of the BOARD of AGRICULTURE (Sir Richard Winfrey)
By a law dated 30th January last, the French Government pay a bounty of 3 francs per 100 kilogrammes, approximately 5s. 3d. per quarter of 480 lbs., on all wheat grown for the 1917 harvest. In addition, a bounty of 20 francs per hectare, approximately 6s. 6d. per acre, will be paid in respect of the area grown in excess of that of 1916.