HC Deb 18 March 1919 vol 113 c1944W

asked the Secretary for Scotland whether a petition has been received by the Scottish Board of Agriculture from ninety crofters, cottars, and discharged Service men resident in Portskerra and Melvis, Sutherland-shire, requesting that immediate steps should be taken to enlarge their present holdings and pasturages; whether he is aware that there are two contiguous farms, Kirkton and Bighouse, held on yearly tenancies, and admirably suited to meet the required extension; and whether any steps have been taken to meet the request of these discharged Service men and crofters?


I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which appears in today's Official Report to a question on the same subject by the hon. Baronet the Member for Caithness and Sutherland.