§ Grants have been made from the Development Fund to the British Tobacco 1640W Growers' Society, a society registered as an association not trading for profit, amounting to £13,473 up to the 30th September last.
§ The names of the members of the committee of the socity are:
- Mr. A. J. Brandon.
- Captain R. Williams Ellis.
- Mr. W. Neilson.
- Lieut.-Colonel B. Spragge, D.S.O.
- Mr. R. Meade.
- Mr. C. Coltman Rogers.
- Mr. A. Whitehead.
- Mr. E. Branscombe.
- Mr. H. J. Siemmsen.
- Mr. E. Trevor Williams.
- Mr. A. B. Bruce, Government representative.
§ Advances from the Development Fund have also been made to the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland sufficient to provide for a subsidy of £25 per acre per annum for a period of ten years in respect of areas cropped by certain rehandlers.
§ For any further particulars of the latter advances I would refer the hon. Member to the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland.