HC Deb 25 May 1950 vol 475 c267W
73. Mr. Dye

asked the Minister of Agriculture what is the number of smallholdings and the acreage involved in the schemes so far submitted by county and borough councils under Part IV of the Agriculture Act, 1947.

Mr. G. Brown

Schemes involving the acquisition and development of 8,774 acres of land providing for 241 smallholdings have to date been received from smallholdings authorities. In addition, schemes for capital improvements to 228 existing smallholdings on 5,986 acres have been submitted for approval.