§ 64. Mr. P. Smithers
asked the Minister of Agriculture what has been the cost of his Ministry's farming operations at Martyr Worthy, Hampshire, to the end of May, 1950; and whether it is proposed to publish detailed accounts relating thereto.
Mr. T. Williams
Bridget's Farm, Martyr Worthy, is one of the Ministry's experimental husbandry farms, which are not designed to be run as normal commercial units and for which it is not proposed to publish accounts. Between Michaelmas, 1948, when this farm was acquired, and 31st March, 1950, approximately £30,000 was spent on buildings, live and dead stock to equip the farm for its work.