§ Mr. MORRELL
asked the Secretary to the Treasury what is the total acreage of the Crown lands let to agricultural tenants, and how much of this is let in holdings of fifty acres or less?1942W
§ Mr. HOBHOUSE
The acreage of Crown lands in Great Britain let to agricultural tenants as at 31st March, 1910, was as follows:—
The figures for Wales and Monmouth are exclusive of encroachments from common and waste lands. A large part of the area in Scotland consists of moorland let for grazing and not suitable for small holdings.
Country. Total Acreage. Acreage let in holdings of 50 acres or less. England 72,926 8,395 Wales and Monmouth 6,750 l,003 Scotland 31,536 265 Total 111,212 9,663