HC Deb 03 November 1932 vol 269 c1967
53. Captain HEILGERS

asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of deeds of assignment made to their creditors by farmers in the years 1929, 1930 and 1931?

The PRESIDENT of the BOARD of TRADE (Mr. Runciman)

The numbers of deeds of assignment executed by farmers in England and Wales in the years 1929, 1930 and 1931 were 139, 135 and 231 respectively.