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Increased Tillage Programme, Scotland

Volume 393: debated on Thursday 4 November 1943

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will state by counties the extra acreage in Scotland which is to be ploughed up in 1943–44?

The task assigned to agricultural executive committees in Scotland in respect of increased tillage in 1943–44 is to endeavour to obtain an extra 71,500 acres over 1942–43. The distribution of this acreage among the counties is as follows:

Acres.
Aberdeen6,500
Angus3,000
Argyll2,250
Ayr6,500
Banff3,000
Berwick7,000
Bute (including Arran)
Caithness2,000
Dumfries4,000
Dunbarton and Renfrew1,000
East Lothian1,500
Fife and Kinross2,500
Inverness1,500
Kincardine2,000
Kirkcudbright3,000
Lanark4,000
Midlothian2,000
Moray1,000
Nairn500
Orkney1,500
Peebles500
Selkirk250
Perth5,500
Ross and Cromarty2,000
Roxburgh5,000
Stirling and Clackmannan2,000
Sutherland
West Lothian1,000
Wigtown500
Zetland
71,500