HC Deb 02 December 1970 vol 807 cc1274-5
21. Mr. Brewis

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his policy regarding the use of agricultural land for horse and pony raising.

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

Decisions on the use of agricultural land are for the occupier of the land to take in the light of the prevailing circumstances.

Mr. Brewis

Is the Clydesdale horse still an agricultural animal or not?

Mr. Buchanan-Smith

If it is used for agricultural purposes.