Land Settlement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry. – in the House of Commons am ar 31 Gorffennaf 1935.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Sir James Henderson-Stewart Sir James Henderson-Stewart , Fife Eastern

48.

asked the Minister of Agriculture when and by whom the recently announced programme was decided that the Land Settlement Association should create over 3,000 holdings in the next four years and end up with a total of 50,000 family holdings; whether this is the considered objective of the Government; and within what period of years this programme is to be accomplished?

Photo of Mr Walter Elliot Mr Walter Elliot , Glasgow Kelvingrove

I do not think the Land Settlement Association have adopted the programme of development which is to follow on the completion of the experimental work on which they are now engaged. The second and third parts of the question do not, therefore, arise.