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Volume 531: debated on Thursday 28 October 1954

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asked the Minister of Agriculture what progress has been made in the programme for agricultural expansion.

The net agricultural output for 1953–54 is estimated at about 55 per cent. above pre-war, compared with 43 per cent. in 1950–51 and 52 per cent. in 1952–53.

Can the Minister understand the farmers being a little dissatisfied, or does he think that they are being a little unrealistic?