HC Deb 17 November 1930 vol 245 c62W

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of acres growing sugar beet during the last season in Scotland, together with its allocation to the different counties in which this industry is carried on; and the allocation per parish in the Counties of Kincardine and Aberdeen, respectively?


The figures for each county in which sugar beet was grown in the present year are, according to the latest information, as follow:

County. Acres.
Aberdeen 2
Angus 138½
Ayr ½
Banff 11¼
Berwick 33½
East Lothian 83¾
Fife 1,248
Inverness ¾
Kincardine 3
Kinross 3
Midlothian 11
Moray 14
Orkney ½
Perth 88
Roxburgh 3
Wigtown 27½
Total 1,6681¼

In the County of Aberdeen two acres were grown in the parish of Premnay and in the County of Kincardine three acres were grown in the parish of Mary-kirk.