HC Deb 09 October 1946 vol 427 c78W
Mr. Baker White

asked the Minister of Agriculture what percentages of the home production of agricultural ploughs, threshers, tractors and tractor parts, and tyres for tractors and agricultural use were allocated to meet the needs of home food producers in the month of August, 1946, as compared with January, 1946.

Mr. T. Williams

Fully comprehensive information is not available, but the following figures have been obtained from the returns made to my Department by the principal manufacturers who are now making monthly returns. Until April last returns were made quarterly.

institute; and whether the question of exchanging accommodation has been considered.

Mr. Tomlinson

I have been asked to reply. I have considered various alternatives, including the exchange of accommodation, but as my right hon Friend the Minister of Agriculture stated in reply to a question by the Member for Western Dorset (Mr. Digby) on 29th July, the only way of rehousing the Dorsetshire War Agricultural Executive Committee from the County Hall is by the erection of a new building, and a site is being leased for this purpose.