§ Mr. J. Taylor
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many acres of agricultural land in Scotland, arable, grazing, and rough grazing, have ceased to be used for agricultural purposes since the end of the 1945.144W
§ Mr. Snadden
The acreages in 1945 compared with 1954 are as follows:
Crops, grass and rough grazings in Scotland at June Census 1945 1954 Decrease or Increase acres Acres acres Arable 3,342,692 3,182,277 -160,415 Permanent Grass 1,082,322 1,206,159 +123,837 Rough Grazings* 10,973,045 10,920,199 -52,846 15,398,059 15,308,635 -89,424 * Includes land in deer forest used, or capable of being used for grazing.