HC Deb 17 December 1947 vol 445 cc357-8W
Sir E. Graham-Little

asked the Minister of Agriculture why the Bucks Agricultural Executive Committee advertised for spring cabbage plants for September and October, while a nursery requisitioned six years ago from its owner Mr. C. C. Peach was in a derelict state with no production; and in view of their failure to cultivate Mr. Peach's property, if he will direct the committee to allow Mr. Peach to bring his holding into production again.

Mr. T. Williams

Owing to the extremely dry summer of 1947, the Buckinghamshire War Agricultural Executive Committee feared that the target acreages of spring cabbage crops might not be attained, and the object of the committee's advertisement was to encourage

Mr. Ede

I should be reluctant to burden chief officers of police with the preparation of returns of the kind suggested, and I doubt the practicability of doing so since police enforcement of the Control of Fuel Order will normally be combined with the performance of their general duties.