§ 17. Mr. DUNCAN MILLAR
asked the President of the Board of Agriculture the number of claims which have been re- 3177 ferred to arbitration under the provisions of the Corn Production (Amendment) Act, 1918, the number of claims which have been settled without being referred to arbitration under the Act, and the total sum paid in settlement of such claims?
§ The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of AGRICULTURE (Mr. Prothero)
Up to the present no clams for compensation have been referred to arbitration under the Corn Production (Amendment) Act. One hundred and fifty-eight claims have been settled without reference to arbitration, and lump sum payments amounting to £12,952 5s. 3d. have been made, as well as annual payments in lieu of rent amounting to £2,570 11s. 11d. per annum.