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Hill Farming Act (Improvement Schemes)

Volume 498: debated on Tuesday 1 April 1952

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96.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many comprehensive schemes on a township basis have been demanded and/or accepted under the Hill Farming Act, 1946.

Under the Hill Farming Act, 1946, applications have been received from 60 crofting townships. Of these, 25 have had comprehensive schemes of improvement formally approved, 9 have had schemes approved in principle, while the proposals for 10 townships are being examined. In 18 cases proposals had to be rejected.