§ Mr. ROYCE
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture whether his attention has been drawn to a notice in the newspapers that a limited liability company is about to be formed to acquire about 17,000 acres of land in Lincolnshire; and whether the acquisition of land by limited liability companies will be detrimental to British agriculture?
Sir A. BOSCAWEN
The Board have no official information as to the scheme referred to by the hon. Member, and in the absence of more particulars they cannot express a definite opinion on the question598W asked. I should be glad if the hon. Member will supply me with a copy of the notice referred to, so that I may cause inquiries to be made.