Mr. T. WILSON
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?
§ Mr. PROTHERO
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.