HC Deb 11 April 1918 vol 104 c1655W

asked the President of the Board of Agriculture whether he is aware that many farmers are receiving notice to quit their farms; whether he has received any representations in favour of war agricultural committees being given powers to veto notices to quit where the land is being properly farmed: and whether he will favour a by consider the extension of the provisions of the Courts Emergency Powers) Bill to farms and small holdings?


Representations of the character referred to have boon received from several war agricultural committees and from other bodies, but as at present advised, and as I informed the hon. and gallant Member for Leominster on Tuesday last and the right hon. the Member for South Molton on the 18th February, T am not prepared to introduce legislation on the subject.

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