HC Deb 15 May 1952 vol 500 c137W
42. Mr. Slater

asked the Minister of Agriculture the acreage of marginal land in this country; and what steps he is pursuing to bring it into agricultural use.

Sir T. Dugdale

Estimates of the acreage of marginal land vary according to the definition used. With regard to the second part of the Question, I would refer the hon. Member to the reply given on 14th May to my hon. Friend the Member for Norfolk. South (Mr. Baker).