HC Deb 22 October 1946 vol 427 c349W
143. Mr. McKie

asked the Minister of Labour if he will now consider the removal of the standstill order as applied to agriculture in Scotland.

Mr. Ness Edwards

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Berwick and Haddington (Mr. Robertson) on 15th October to the effect that it is proposed to revoke the Essential Work (Agriculture) (Scotland) Order, 1945, with effect from 31st December next.