HC Deb 20 July 1954 vol 530 c96W
73. Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what assistance he is giving in the development of a mechanical potato digger to replace child labour in the potato fields.

Mr. J. Stuart

Experimental work on the development of a complete mechanical potato harvester is being undertaken by the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering and its sub-station in Scotland which are financed from State funds.