§ 40. Lieut.-Colonel HENEAGE
asked the Minister of Agriculture the number of small holdings in the County of Lindsey; whether any applications for small holdings have been refused; how many are held by ex-service men; and how many persons on the waiting list for small holdings?
The number of agricultural holdings above one acre and not exceeding 50 acres in the County of Lindsey, as recorded in the Agricultural Returns for 1926, was 7,302. The number of small holdings belonging to the Lindsey County Council is 353, which includes one holding let to an associa- 22 tion with 29 members and one holding sub-let in allotments. The number of holdings occupied by ex-service men is 177. No approved applicants have been definitely refused holdings, but 61 are on the waiting list and a further 89 are still awaiting interview.