HC Deb 22 March 1923 vol 161 cc2775-6W

asked the Under-Secretary to the Scottish Board of Health the number of agricultural holdings (including small landholdings and crofts) in Scotland under 50 acres and under one acre, respectively, in the years 1914 and 1922?

Captain ELLIOT:

The numbers of agricultural holdings, exceeding one acre and not exceeding 50 acres, as returned on 6th June, 1913, and 3rd June, 1922, are as follows:

Year. No. of holdings.
1914 51,347
1922 50,278

No returns are made in respect of holdings of one acre or less in extent.