§ Colonel Gomme-Duncan
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to reduce the losses on the farming of agricultural land by his Department.
§ Mr. Snadden
The latest available trading and profit and loss accounts show a surplus on the farming of agricultural land by the Department of Agriculture for Scotland during the year ended 31st March, 1952. The accounts for the four years to March, 1952, show a total net profit of £39,034.