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Small Holdings (Scotland)

Volume 65: debated on Tuesday 28 July 1914

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30.

asked whether the bed-recesses in the new kind of cottage which the Board of Agriculture for Scotland proposes to erect for small holders are lit from above by a sky-light; and in what manner is their proper ventilation provided for?

The answer to the first part of the question is in the negative. The rooms are ventilated by windows and chimneys.

81.

asked whether the Scottish Board of Agriculture has yet built any of the new kind of cottages for small holders; and, if so, how many, and where?

Of the three standard types of cottages shown in Appendix 7 of the Report of the Board for last year there have been built:—

Type 1. One cottage at Stonefield, Aberfoyle, and one at Lochearnhead.

Type 2. Two cottages on new holdings at Harrietsfield, St. Boswells.

Type 3. One cottage at Palace, Jedburgh.

32.

asked the Secretary for Scotland whether he will place copies of the plans of the Scottish Board of Agriculture's cottages for small holders in the Library in order that Scottish Members of Parliament may judge for themselves whether the proposed cottages are satisfactory?

The plans and elevations of the three standard types of cottages are shown in the Appendix 7 of the Report of the Board of Agriculture for Scotland for 1913.