HC Deb 13 March 1913 vol 50 cc448-50W

asked the President of the Board of Agriculture how many acres of land have been acquired under the Small Holdings Act; the number of applicants for the same, and how many applicants have received small holdings under the Act; and what number of acres are now the subject of negotiation?


  • Land acquired or agreed to be acquired to 31st December, 1912, 157,063 acres.
  • 450
  • Applications received, 40,842 individuals (82 associations).
  • Applications approved, 22,789 individuals (51 associations).
  • Number of small holdings provided, 10,192.

I have no information enabling me to answer the last part of the question.