HC Deb 11 November 1930 vol 244 cc1445-6
14. Mr. WATSON

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has any figures to show the increase in the number of persons engaged in agriculture since the derating of agricultural subjects in Scotland?


The returns of the numbers of persons employed on agricultural holdings on 4th June, 1930, as compared with those employed on 4th June, 1929, show a decrease of about 2,500.