HC Deb 07 November 1929 vol 231 cc1298-9W

asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will state the number of orders served on agricultural occupiers by county agricultural committees instructing them to destroy injurious and noxious weeds?


The number of notices served by county agricultural committees under the provisions of the Schedule to the Corn Production Acts (Repeal) Act, 1921, on occupiers of lands requiring them within a specified time to cut down or destroy the scheduled injurious weeds growing thereon is as shown in the following tabular statement:

Year ended 30th September,
1922 82
1923 91
1924 104
1925 190
1926 284
1927 217
1928 289
1929 Not yet available.
Total up to 30th September, 1928 1,257