HC Deb 12 May 1947 vol 437 c114W
99. Mr. Lennox-Boyd

asked the Minister of Works what is the estimated cost and the number of men to be employed on the work of converting Wrest Park, Silsoe, into a research centre.

Mr. Key

The estimated cost of converting Wrest Park and erecting additional buildings for the use of the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering is £143,300. At the period of greatest activity 160 men will be employed on this work.