§ 57. Mr. Sylvester
asked the Minister of Health the area of arable land taken over by the Stapleton Park Farm Committee and what is the area now; what profits accrued to his Department as a result of the workings of the farm; what was the purchase price; and what is the valuation of the farm today.
§ Mr. Iain Macleod
I am informed that the area of arable land when the Committee took over in 1948 was 547 acres, and in March, 1954, it was 579; the profits between these two dates totalled £21,524 11 s. 10d. The purchase price of 823 the farm in 1937 was £10,000. No up-to-date valuation is available but one is now being made.