HC Deb 04 November 1938 vol 340 c538W
Mr. Leonard

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware of the decrease in the number of allotments available for the unemployed and dwellers in urban areas; to what extent his Department has urged local authorities to provide for such recreation; and whether the Government are prepared to assist financially in the prosecution of a policy calculated to foster this recreation?

Mr. Colville

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given yesterday to a question by the hon. and learned Member for Greenock (Mr. R. Gibson) on the subject of a letter which I have received from the Joint Committee of the Scottish National Union of Allotment Holders and the Society of Friends.