§ 2. Mr. Snadden
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the acreage now being farmed by the area executive committees in Scotland; and what were the comparative figures in respect of the years 1947, 1946 and 1945.
§ Mr. T. Fraser
Agricultural executive committees in the years 1945, 1946, and 1947 farmed acreages of 7,333, 7,295, and 4,550 respectively. Since 1st December, 1947, the responsibility has been taken over by the Department of Agriculture for Scotland and the acreage at the present date has been reduced to 1,308.
§ Mr. Snadden
Will the Under-Secretary of State undertake to publish the accounts regarding the operations of these committees up to the latest available date?