HC Deb 12 May 1924 vol 173 c941W

asked the Minister of Agriculture what advances have actually been made to co-operative agricultural undertakings since the beginning of the year?


No advances to co-operative agricultural undertakings have yet been made, but a number of applications are under consideration. I would remind the hon. and gallant Member that the scheme was not announced until 28th February last, and some little time must be expected to elapse before the necessary arrangements can be made both by the Government and the agricultural industry for the scheme to come fully into operation.

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