HC Deb 05 July 1926 vol 197 c1631W
Colonel DAY

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount so far advanced to farmers under the Credit Act of 1923 for the purpose of purchasing their farms?


Advances made to farmers by the Public Works Loan Commissioners, under the powers conferred by Section 1 of the Agricultural Credits Act, 1923, amount to £3,511,212. In addition, advances amounting to £7,674 have been made by the Minister of Agriculture to agricultural credit societies, under Section 2 of the Act.