HC Deb 01 May 1959 vol 604 cc169-70W
Mr. M. Clark Hutchison

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how agricultural production in Scotland in 1958 compared with the last full year before t he war.

organisations under the Social and Physical Training Grant Regulations, 1939, Article 1 (B) and (C) in each of the years ended 31st March. 1952, 31st March, 1953, and 31st March, 1959; and what grants he proposes to offer for the year ending on 31st March, 1960.

Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd

The figures are given in the table following. Those for 1959-60 are for grants decided on so far.

Mr. Maclay

The volume of agricultural production in Scotland, in the year to 31st May, 1958, as measured by the index of net output was 55 per cent. greater than pre-war. The value was £169 million compared with £38 million before the war.

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