HC Deb 10 June 1913 vol 53 c1459W

asked the Secretary for Scotland the number of applications received for small holdings in Scotland in each month from 1st April, 1912, to 31st May, 1913; and whether he can state the total number of applications received during that period from the crofting and the non-crofting counties, respectively?


The tables are made out for quarterly periods, and the following are the figures of the total number of applications for new holdings and enlargements up to, and including the 31st May, 1913, for each quarter, and for the period from 31st March to 31st May:—

Period. New Holdings. Enlargements. Total.
1st April, 1912–27th June 2,157 598 2,755
27th June—30th September 728 339 1,067
30th September—31st December 485 1,045 1,530
31st December—31st March, 1913 517 686 1,203
31st March—31st May, 1913 148 127 275
Totals 4,035 2,795 6,830
Total Number received from Crofting Counties 3,342 2,664 6,006
Total Number received from Non - Crofting Counties 693 131 824