HC Deb 27 October 1919 vol 120 c255
29. Brigadier-General Sir O. THOMAS

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture whether, in view of the national importance of the agricultural industry, he will consider tile advisability of establishing an agricultural credit bank on the lines successfully proved in Australia and other countries and so directly benefit not only the agriculturist but also the State?


The Board of Agriculture and Fisheries arc aware of the great importance of credit banks to the agricultural industry, and they have the question to which the hon. and gallant Member refers under careful consideration.