§ 63. Sir W. Smithers
asked the Minister of Agriculture how many farmers have been dispossessed since 1st January, 1953; how many are threatened with dispossession; and how many are under supervision.
§ Sir T. Dugdale
Ninety-five dispossession orders were made on grounds of bad husbandry to take effect during the period 1st January, 1953, to 22nd October, 1953. Seventeen orders have been made to take effect after 22nd October. Eighteen notices of a proposal to dispossess have been or will shortly be issued. On 30th September 1,239 farmers were under supervision.