HC Deb 19 March 1923 vol 161 cc2138-9W

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will issue a statement showing the extent of land, whether under agricultural cultivation or suitable for agricultural cultivation, owned, leased, or falling under the following categories: owned by private freeholders or under equivalent tenures, owned by the Crown in its own right, owned by the Crown but with the beneficial interests vested in the State, owned by the Church or authorities representing the Church, owned by colleges, city companies, or other similar private corporations, owned by county councils, leased by county councils, owned by parish councils, leased by parish councils or remaining in its original state of manorial and other commons, owned by land clubs or other similar co-operative or communal associations, whether registered under the Friendly Societies Acts or otherwise, with the number of such associations, and remaining under the original tenure created under Anglo-Saxon law and custom?


I regret that I am unable, owing to the lengthy and expensive investigations which would be required, to supply the information desired by the hon. Member.

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