HC Deb 30 April 1934 vol 289 c40W

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the average total amount of the costs incurred in respect of the purchase of land, equipment, compensation, and all other costs in constituting a holding of about 40 to 60 acres, about 10 acres, and about four acres, respectively, at the present time, distinguishing between a holding in a crofting county and one in a non-crofting county and between one on land owned by the Department of Agriculture and one on land not owned by the Department?


The Department's operations at the present time on lands belonging to private proprietors are not of sufficient extent to permit an average to be furnished. It is hoped that the following examples from the most recent schemes containing holdings of the types defined in the question will serve :