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Grass-Drying Plants

Volume 463: debated on Monday 21 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will consider placing a grass-drying plant at the disposal of the district of Quarnford, Leek, Staffordshire.

The Department have no grass-drying plants that could be allocated to communities of farmers, but my right hon. Friend will gladly consider any project for establishing a collective grass-drying centre in the Quarnford district under the scheme of financial assistance to farmers' co-operative societies or marketing boards for which provision is made in the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill now before the House.