HC Deb 28 July 1927 vol 209 c1495W

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the amount spent for the land settlement purposes of the Small Landholders Act, Small Holdings Colonies Acts, and the Land Settlement (Scotland) Act, 1919, in each year since the War, and the estimated, expenditure during the current year?


The amounts spent for the land settlement purposes of the Acts referred to from 1919–20 to 1926–27 were as follow:

1919–20 179,028
1920–21 615,924
1921–22 434,308
1922–23 247,560
1923–24 650,187
1924–25 287,049
1925–26 150,039
1926–27 141,611

As regards the last part of the question, I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to the answer given on the 9th May last to a question on the subject asked by the hon. Member for Perth (Mr. Skelton).