HC Deb 26 June 1940 vol 362 c435
17. Mr. Lunn

asked the Minister of Agriculture what was the total area under cereal crops, wheat, oats and barley, in June, 1921, and in June, 1939?

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture (Mr. T. Williams)

As the reply includes a table of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

June, 1921. June, 1939.
All Cereals 5,774,882 4,050,549
Wheat 1,976,004 1,682,626
Barley 1,435,620 910,073
Oats 2,148,943 1,358,237