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Iron Ore Workings, Kettering

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 26 May 1949

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asked the Minister of Agriculture how much more land in the Kettering Rural District has been made unfit for agricultural use by iron ore workings since 21st February, 1949.

A precise figure cannot be given without a detailed survey on the ground, but it is estimated that since 21st February, 1949, about 35 to 40 acres of land in the Kettering Rural District have been made unfit for agricultural use by iron ore workings.