HC Deb 31 January 1947 vol 432 cc269-70W
Sir E. Graham-Little

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is aware that the plot of land wrongly used to grow bird-seed by two officers of the Buckinghamshire A.E.C. exceeded two acres in extent; and upon what information and authority the district officer of that committee decided that the area was too small to come under the operation of the Buckwheat and Canary-seed Order.

available but the numbers of families accommodated during those months are as follow:

overseas theatres of war between 1939–46; and how many of these have been returned in a condition fit for use.

Mr. Barnes

The information the hon. Member requires is as follows:

Mr. T. Williams

My information is that the plot of land referred to was approximately two acres in extent. It is a fairly common practice to refrain from giving directions as to the cropping of such small areas of land; and I understand that it was for this reason that the district officer stated that any crop could be grown.