§ 3. Sir A. SINCLAIR
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many unsatisfied applicants for small holdings are on the lists of the Department of Agricul- 730 ture at the present moment; how much money was spent upon land settlement in Scotland during the year 1929–30; and how much will be available for that purpose during the present year?
Mr. W. ADAMSON
The number of unsatisfied applicants for small holdings is 4,045. The expenditure on land settlement in Scotland in the year 1929–30, including the repayment of loans to the Public Works Loan Commission under the Land Settlement (Scotland) Act, 1919, was £342,816. The monies available for similar services in the current year amount to approximately £466,000.