HC Deb 26 January 1976 vol 904 c34W
Mr. Geraint Howells

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many farmers in Scotland are owner-occupiers; and how many tenant farmers there are farming over three hectares.

Mr. William Ross

Information on the numbers of owner-occupiers and tenants in Scotland is not available. However, there were 16,157 holdings of all sizes owner-occupied or mainly owner-occupied, and about 14,400 holdings over three hectares tenanted or mainly tenanted—including crofts—in Scotland in June 1975.

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