HC Deb 25 February 1930 vol 235 c2073W

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether the officers of the Department of Agriculture for Scotland have obtained any information as to the effect upon Agricultural employment of the present level of prices of home grown cereals and potatoes and as to the number of ploughmen and other agricultural workers who are seeking employment in other occupations or emigrating abroad; and, if not, whether he will call for a report on the subject?


The Department of Agriculture for Scotland are endeavouring to obtain such information as is available through existing official channels regarding the extent of unemployment among agricultural workers.